Sunday, June 25, 2017



How the CDC Guidelines Play Out in Primary Care

One very well-attended presentation at the Academy of Integrative Pain Management’s Annual Clinical Meeting was “From Policy to Practice: How the CDC Guidelines Play out in Primary Care.“ Participants learned how the CDC and state guidelines impact the use of opioids to treat pain; how these guidelines play out in day-to-day practice with primary care physicians;


Opioid Dosage & Morphine Equivalency: CDC Recommendations vs. State Policies

Today’s healthcare practitioners are grappling with how to properly assess, care for, communicate with, and monitor patients with persistent pain, and who may be at risk for substance use disorders, while being mindful of public safety efforts related to inappropriate or excessive prescribing. To help educate clinicians, the State Pain Policy Advocacy Network is proud


Academy Involved in CADCA Training to Improve Two Public Health Crises

Bob Twillman, Executive Director of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management (formerly the American Academy of Pain Management), and Catherine Brunson from CADCA’s National Coalition Institute, presented a workshop on July 20 in Las Vegas at CADCA’s Mid Year Training Institute entitled, Prescribing Some Solutions to Prescription Pain Medicine Abuse.  Hundreds of participants representing substance abuse,

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