PCSS-O Goals and Objectives


…evidence-based, authoritative, educational opioid use resources for providers offered in multiple media formats, which are cost effective, easy to use, and sensitive to the varied needs of healthcare providers.


…an extensive system of dissemination activities through consortium members aimed at increasing providers’ and future providers’ knowledge and training from diverse multi-disciplinary healthcare backgrounds.


…a novel system of colleague support and mentoring for providers from diverse clinical backgrounds and who practice in diverse geographic and demographic areas, which will increase confidence in providers’ ability to safely and effectively utilize opioids for patients with pain, as well as for individuals with concurrent chronic pain and opioid use disorders.