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5/29/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds: Identifying and Addressing High Risk Opioid Use and Addiction





Credit Hours: CME 0.75

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

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

  • Use terminology for opioid use disorder that is non-stigmatizing.
  • Determine the medications recommended to treat opioid use disorder.
  • Recognize treatments that are NOT evidence based to treat opioid use disorder.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. LaRochelle MR, Liebschutz JM, Zhang F, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Opioid Prescribing After Nonfatal Overdose and Association With Repeated Overdose: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Jan;164(1):1-9. PMID: 26720742.
  2. John F. Kelly, Richard Saitz & Sarah Wakeman (2016) Language, Substance Use Disorders, and Policy: The Need to Reach Consensus on an “Addiction-ary”, Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 34:1, 116-123.
  3. Sordo Luis, Barrio Gregorio, Bravo Maria J, Indave B Iciar, Degenhardt Louisa, Wiessing Lucas et al. Mortality risk during and after opioid substitution treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies BMJ 2017; 357 :j1550.
  4. Comparative effectiveness of extended-release naltrexone versus buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid relapse prevention (X:BOT): a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial Lee, Joshua D et al. The Lancet , Volume 391 , Issue 10118 , 309 - 318.

Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH, FACP — Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine Visiting Professor of Medicine University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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