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The North American Opioid Crisis from 30,000 Feet

Type: Session
Therapeutic: Ethical & Legal Issues,Pain Management,Mental Health
Friday May 11
11:25am to 12:25pm
Location: Lecture Hall 1
Credits: 1 Mainpro+

  • Description

    This lecture will discuss the origins of today’s opioid crisis, its recent evolution, and the measures needed to reduce its toll.

    Learning Objectives
    • To appreciate the history and recent evolution of the opioid crisis.
    • To understand what prescribing measures are needed to help improve the care of patients with acute and chronic pain.
    • To appreciate the importance of addiction care and the increasing focus on harm reduction.

  • Speakers