By William C. Becker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Yale University School of Medicine and David A. Fiellin, MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Module Description: This online module focuses on prescription opioid safety, efficacy, and misuse monitoring practices that clinicians can employ in their practices. Two main sources of recommendations are reviewed: the American Pain Society-American Academy of Pain Medicine and the Federation of State Medical Boards. Additionally, a recent review article on instruments to assess patient-reported safety, efficacy, and misuse is discussed.
Note: This online module is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.