Decrease in Opioid
Prescriptions: 2013 - 2018


Total PDMP Queries in 2018

Treatment Locator

Physician education and training resources

The AMA encourages physicians to access the following education and training resources to help end your state’s opioid epidemic.

Medical Education Core Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Prescription Drug Misuse and Suggested Education Modules

All residents and fellows in Massachusetts are strongly encouraged to complete these education modules, or their own program adaptation. Advocacy 8 professional presentations related to opioids, totaling 16 hours.   MMS Opioid Task Force Membership of 21 physicians, residents, medical students. 4 meetings 2017

MMS Annual Education Program – The Winding Road of Addiction: Hope on the Horizon

Public Campaign Smart and Safe

Information about Opioid Medications for Patients, Prescribers and Policymakers

Pediatric Pain Management

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

CME: Pediatric end-of-life care

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

CME: MOC Part II: Pediatric Respiratory Disorders

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines in Practice

Managing Pain Without Overusing Opioids

The Opioid Epidemic: Policy and Public Health (6 Modules)

Legal Advisor: Identifying Drug Dependence

Managing Risk When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers for Patients

CME Principles of Palliative Care & Persistent Pain Management (2 Modules)

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to reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic.