The goal of this session is to educate attendees about special considerations when prescribing and tapering opioids for patients with chronic pain during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1) Describe how the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing affects guideline-recommended opioid prescribing practices.
2) Discuss person-centered interventions to reduce harms for patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain.
3) Understand risks, benefits, and best practices for opioid tapering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This webcast is approved for 1.0 Continuing Medical Education credits prescribed by The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).