5: Opioid Risk Assessment, Mitigation, and Management

By Dan Alford, MD, MPH; Phillip Coffin, MD; Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR

Educational objectives:

  • Describe universal precautions and their role in opioid therapy
  • Review monitoring and documentation strategies for opioid therapy
  • Explain the fundamental principles of urine drug testing and interpretation
  • List the differential diagnosis for aberrant drug related behavior
  • Describe when naloxone co-prescription should be considered