Understanding and Assessing Opioid Use Disorder in Patients with Chronic Pain

Join Dr. Dan Edney as he discusses the fundamental principles and tools to manage and evaluate chronic pain using a multimodal approach within a socio-psycho-biological context.  This training will provide guidelines for the use of opioids for chronic pain, describe 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.  

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe a neurobiological framework/explanatory model for patients with chronic pain and opioid use disorder
  • Recognize that differentiating opioid use disorder from pain is a complex task  
  • Identify key features of opioid use disorder 
  • Describe how to perform an opioid use disorder evaluation in primary care 

Available Continuing Education:  3 hours

  • CHES (Certified Heath Education Specialist)
  • DMH- Addiction Therapist
  • DMH-Community Support Specialist
  • DMH-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist
  • DMH – Licensed Administrator
  • DMH-Mental Health Therapist
  • NAADAC
  • NBCC- National Board of Certified Counselors
  • MAAP-Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals
  • SW- Social Work

Presenter

Dr. Randy Easterling

Location

MSPHI

Date

Jun. 25, 2019

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter

Dr. Randy Easterling

Location

MSPHI