6: Understanding and Assessing Opioid Use Disorder in Patients with Chronic Pain

By Karen Miotto, MD; Seddon Savage, MD; Jodie Trafton, PhD, MCR; Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR

Educational objectives:

  • 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