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Quality Forum Webinar: Best Practices to Support Tapering Patients on Long-Term Opioid Therapy
Thursday, January 21, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Category: Education

Best Practices to Support Tapering Patients on Long-Term Opioid Therapy

PQA’s January Quality Forum Webinar will provide highlights from the recently published discussion paper on best practices to support tapering patients on long-term opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain in outpatient settings. The session will kick off with an overview of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic and include a panel conversation with authors of the discussion paper. Register to attend this free webinar.

Panelists

  • Aisha Salman, MPH, Program Officer, National Academy of Medicine
  • Robert “Chuck” Rich, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Medical Director, Bladen Medical Associates (Elizabethtown, N.C.), and Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Campbell University
  • Anna Legreid Dopp, PharmD, Senior Director, Clinical Guidelines and Quality Improvement, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Lisa Hines, PharmD, Vice President, Performance Measurement, PQA (Moderator)

Agenda

  1. Background on the NAM Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic (15 min)
  2. Presentation on discussion paper (Best Practices, Research Gaps, and Future Priorities to Support Tapering Patients on Long-Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain in Outpatient Settings) (20 min)
  3. Panel comments on the discussion paper from key authors/contributors (10 min)
  4. Explanation of how PQA’s work intersects with this and the role PQA’s opioid measures play (5 min)
  5. Q&A with audience (10 min)

Register to attend this free webinar.