Opioid Prescribing Review for the Experienced Provider
This learning pathway contains advanced opioid prescribing training and tools, including risk assessment for substance use disorder, advanced opioid conversions, and managing side effects.
Patient and family factors that influence prescribing decisions for patients with serious illness.
Integrating routine risk assessment for substance use disorder when considering or using opioid therapy.
Ongoing evaluation of opioid benefits, risks, and side effects for the patient with serious illness.
Changing the route of opioid delivery, rotating opioids, advanced opioid conversions, and tapering opioids.
Pain management for patients with serious illness and high risk for substance use disorder, including risk assessment, monitoring, and when to refer for safe pain management.
Safe opioid prescribing for patients with serious illness, using the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) Guidelines for the Chronic Use of Opioid Analgesics.
Opioid pocket reference for providers including safe starting doses, equianalgesic chart, and standard dosing strengths. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2019.
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