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Fighting the Opioid Epidemic
U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams’ TEDMED talk reveals how his lived experiences have shaped his views as a health professional and his understanding of the government’s role in health issues.
Middle-aged women remain vulnerable to death by drug overdose, according to a CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released Jan. 11. Read the report for the latest data detailing the growing number of drug overdose deaths in the United States: Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths – United States, 2013-2017.
The CDC released the final modules in the Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids interactive online training series for healthcare providers. The latest modules are Opioid Use and Pregnancy, Motivational Interviewing, and Collaborative Patient-Provider Relationship in Opioid
Clinical Decision Making.
January 23, February 20, and March 13, 2019. 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST. Register here.
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is promoting this three-part webinar series focused on pain medication education and resources. Each hour-long webinar focuses on a specific question regarding pain medication for those living with spinal cord injuries or another form of physical disability. Webinar recordings will be archived on the Reeve Foundation’s YouTube channel for later viewing.
February 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST, Register here.
Treatment providers can significantly improve patient engagement and treatment quality by tracking patient outcomes. This webinar presentation describes three evidence-based approaches to using patient outcome data to improve treatment effectiveness: (1) provider profiling, (2) patient tracking of emotions and symptoms through mobile applications, and (3) measure-based care instruments administered during clinical encounters.
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