CDC Online Training Program for Opioid Prescribing

Resource summary

The CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain provides recommendations for safer and more effective prescribing of opioids for chronic pain in patients 18 and older in outpatient settings outside of active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care.

This online training series aims to help you apply CDC’s recommendations in your clinical setting through interactive patient scenarios, videos, knowledge checks, tips, and resources.

Applying CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

This interactive, web-based training features self-paced learning, case-based content, knowledge checks, and integrated resources to help healthcare providers gain a deeper understanding of the Guideline. Find tips on implementing the Guideline into primary care practice and overcoming challenges. Earn free CE.

COCA Webinar Series: Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Learn about applying the CDC Guideline in a primary care practice setting from CDC and University of Washington experts. Watch archived webinars which include slides, real case examples, and question-and-answer sessions. Earn free CE.

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