The Public Health Consequences of Opioid Prescribing – 2/11/2015

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Speakers: Jim Shames, MD. Dr. Shames is the Medical Director of the Jackson County Health and Human Services in Oregon

Objectives:

After the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the factors which led to a generation of excessive prescribing and the factors which make dose reduction difficult.
  • Demonstrate the morbidity and mortality associated with opioid misuse.
  • Understand what role epidemiology and data collection play in creating an environment for successful practice change.

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