Assessment and Evidence-based Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder
This is the fifth webinar in a COCA Call series about CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. To view a list of other webinars in the series, visit the opioid call series overview webpage
Date:Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Joseph O. Merrill, MD, MPH
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center
Mark Sullivan, MD, PhD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington
One substantial risk associated with prescribing opioids for chronic pain is opioid use disorder (OUD). This disorder is associated with specific criteria, such as unsuccessful efforts to cut down or control opioid use, as well as use resulting in social problems and a failure to fulfill obligations at work, school, or home. During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn about OUD diagnosis criteria, evidence-based treatment options, and patient education techniques. Presenters will use actual case studies to illustrate how clinicians can use recommendations from the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain to select OUD evidence-based treatment options such as medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine or methadone in combination with behavioral therapies.
- Describe Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) assessment criteria for opioid use disorder.
- Discuss the evidence for opioid use disorder medication-assisted treatment.
- List types of medications and settings used in medication-assisted therapy.
- Review considerations for buprenorphine, methadone, and naltrexone use for opioid use disorder.
- Outline the opioid taper process used when opioid harms exceed opioid benefits but opioid use disorder DSM-5 criteria are not met.
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain and Related Materials
- SAMHSA Buprenorphine Training for Physicians
- MMWR: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016
- JAMA Special Communication: CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
- Guideline Resources: Clinical Tools
- Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Recommendations
- Checklist for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
- Nonopioid Treatments for Chronic Pain
- Assessing Benefits and Harms of Opioid Therapy
- Calculating Total Daily Dose of Opioids for Safer Dosage
- Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs)
CDC Vital Signs
CDC Injury Prevention and Control
- CDC Prescription Drug Overdose
- Prescription Drug Overdose: What Health Care Providers Need to Know about the Epidemic
- Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention for States
Other Agency Resources
- The White House – Office of National Drug Control Policy: Opioid Abuse in the United States[471KB]
- NIH Pain Consortium Centers of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPEs)
- Providers’ Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment
- Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies
- CMS Improvements to Medicare Drug and Health Plans
- SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
- PDMP Center of Excellence, Brandeis University
- Audio conference call on 11/29/16: 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
- Web-on-demand training after 3:00 PM EST on 11/29/16
- Materials: PowerPoint slide set
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“WD2286” for attendees who participate in the online presentation (must be completed by November 29, 2018)
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