Opioid Risk Prevention

How the Opioid Risk Prevention Partnership is Supporting Physicians and Clinical Care Teams

Through the Opioid Risk Prevention Partnership, SCMA is sharing resources to help physicians and clinical care teams facilitate conversations with patients who have acute pain, chronic pain, and addiction. The Partnership aims to support medical providers’ efforts to have conversations with patients about pain, and the appropriate use of alternatives to opioids in pain management.

ORPP Resources 

Handout 1: Talking to Patients about Acute Pain.

Handout 2: Talking to Patients about Chronic Pain

Handout 3: Talking to Patients about Addiction

Handout 4: Calculating Total Daily Dose

Quick Reference #1: Improving Patient Safety with PDMP Use

Quick Reference #2: Single-item Screens

Quick Reference #3: Pain Scales for Acute and Chronic Pain

Quick Reference #4: Non-Opioid Pharmacotherapies

Quick Reference #5: Talking to Your Patients About Complimentary Health Approaches for Chronic Pain

CME: Effective Pain Management for a Healthier SC: A CME on Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, and Opioid Misuse/Opioid Use Disorder

Quick Reference #6: Substance Use Disorder Screening

Quick Reference #7: Naloxone: Facts for Healthcare Professionals

Quick Reference #8: Tapering Opioids for Chronic Pain

Quick Reference #9: Substance Use Recovery Support

Quick Reference #10: Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

More about the Opioid Risk Prevention Partnership

The Partnership comprises the South Carolina Medical Association, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, and the South Carolina Hospital Association. Its mission is to advance the conversation among and between hospitals, providers, patients and the public on pain and the appropriate use of alternatives to opioids in pain management.

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