Important information about opioid use, treatment and preventative actions and policies from state and national officials:
American Medical Association taking action during COVID-19
State of Wyoming Board of Medicine Pain Policy
Information for Veterinarians about the opioid crisis from the FDA.
CDC Opioid Guide App which provides a Morphine Milligram Equivalent (MME) calculator.
FDA warns about dental problems with buprenorphine medicines dissolved in the mouth to treat opioid use disorder and pain.
Continuing Education Information
Continuing education information and resources for prescribers, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals on prescribing, drug diversion, and the safe use of opioids.
PHYSICIANS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, PHARMACISTS & NURSES
Boston University provides online training through their SCOPE of Pain continuing education program specific to safer/competent opioid prescribing.
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PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, PHARMACISTS, NURSES
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) offers access to relevant CME/CE courses on topics related to opioid and substance use disorders and addiction.
RISK EVALUATION & MITIGATION STRATEGIES
PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, PHARMACISTS
The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) provides REMS-compliant continuing education for opioid analgesics.
PHYSICIANS, OTHER PAIN PROFESSIONALS
The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) provides free online access to CME through their Education Center.