This six-part program provides an overview of key concepts and skills for clinicians facing common challenges in the management of patients with chronic pain, including reducing the risks of opioids and addressing opioid use disorder.
This handout is designed to complement the course Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care: Principles of Assessment and Management in the Opioids Clinical Primer CPD Series and includes an overview of opioid use disorder diagnostic criteria and assessment principles; opioid withdrawal symptoms; what to do if you recognize that a patient has an opioid use disorder; options for the treatment of opioid use disorder; and some additional links to supports and key resources.
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