Pain Care & Prescription Drug Abuse: Current Topics, Legislation & Policy

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Pain Care & Prescription Drug Abuse: Current Topics, Legislation & Policy

March 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

ET

Presenter(s): Wade Delk, BA, Michael Barnes, JD

Link to recording coming soon!

About the webinar: The presenters will discuss the major issues affecting pain care policy with a focus on the need for a balanced approach in reducing the risk of prescription drug diversion and abuse, while simultaneously ensuring that patients in pain, with a legitimate need for controlled substances, have access to such medications. Presenters will discuss newly enacted federal policies and noteworthy pending federal- and state-level legislation affecting care for people with pain.

Educational objectives:

  • Awareness of the Current level of the Opioid Abuse Problem
  • The Federal & State Legislation introduced
  • The Federal and State Regulations being developed
  • Policy Makers and Regulators Motivations

Details

Date:
March 8, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Other

Presenter
Wade Delk, BA
Presenter Details
Michael Barnes, JD
Time Zone
ET
View Presentation Slides
<a href="http://www.aspmn.org/Documents/Webinars/Handouts%203-8-17%20ASPMN%20Webinar.pdf" target="self">http://www.aspmn.org/Documents/Webinars/Handouts%203-8-17%20ASPMN%20Webinar.pdf</a>