American Academy of Pain Medicine Session: Management of the Patient on Systemic Opioids Featured

1:30–3 pm Saturday, January 13

The opioid epidemic has prompted regulatory changes and new guidelines for the management of patients. In this session, we examine alternative strategies to opioids and advise on how to manage these challenging patients.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the literature on opioid reduction with neuromodulation.
  • Describe risks and benefits of continued opioid management.
  • Strategize management options for the dependent and addicted patient.