The opioid crisis has left many chronic pain patients with an opioid use disorder diagnosis. This course will aid the participant with the guidelines of prescribing for chronic pain to patients with and without a substance use disorder. The doctors will also review the risks, benefits, and alternatives of opioids for chronic pain, provide guidance for the management of refractory chronic pain in the primary care setting and lay a foundation for understanding the management of pain in the setting of addiction. This course will also offer the theory of addiction as a brain disease.
After completion of this course, participants will be able to:
3.0 CE’s Offered:
Scott Hambelton, M.D.