Pain Medication and Adolescents: Special Considerations

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By Sharon Levy, MD, MPH
Director, Adolescent Substance Abuse Program, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Module Description: This module reviews the epidemiology and motivations for misuse of opioid medications by adolescents and presents strategies for screening, assessing, and office-based treatment of adolescents with acute and chronic pain.

Related Documents:

Long Term Opioid Agreement
Management of Patients on Long Term Opioid Therapy

Note: The above documents are copyright of Boston Children’s Hospital.

This online module is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.