The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, invites you to session #1 of our Safer Prescribing Series: Reviewing the CDC Clinical Practice Guidelines.

In 2022, the CDC released an updated Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain. In this session, we will discuss what changed in this new release, and how it may affect your clinical practice. While this session is aimed at prescribing providers, it is free and open to all.

Moderator: Eve Losman, MD, MHSA

Speakers: Eliza Hutchinson, MD and Jillian DiClemente, PharmD

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the epidemiology of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in American society
  2. Review the Epidemiology of the Prescription Opioid Epidemic
  3. Review the new CDC Guidelines for Safer Opioid Prescribing for acute, subacute, and chronic pain
  4. List alternatives to opioids – both non-pharm and non-opioid
  5. Determine evidence-based follow-up and monitoring protocols
  6. Develop personalized tapering guidelines for patients
  7. Explain risks of co-prescribing benzodiazepines and sedatives

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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