Enhancing Interdisciplinary Opioid Stewardship

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Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists


These interdisciplinary-focused interactive CE modules focus on practical implementation strategies for use among current and future prescribers. Its purpose is to help with recognition of the risks of new chronic use and potential diversion of unused prescription opioids after episodes of acute/procedural care that were previously unrecognized opportunities for primary and secondary prevention and to encourage better screening and referral practices.

Module 1: Prescribing Patterns
Module 2: Risk-Mitigation Strategies
Module 3: Evidence-Based Screening Tools

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Atrium Health and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Atrium Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs: Atrium Health designates this Internet Live Course a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals: 0.1 CEU/1.0 Contact Hours is based on 60 minutes of instruction. CEUs are expressed in tenths.

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
Atrium Health adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.

Original Release Date: June 30, 2020
Valid Thru: June 30, 2021

ADA Statement
If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this conference, please call Hanna Lyons at 704.512.7542 or by email hanna.lyons@atriumhealth.org.


  • Describe current opioid prescribing practices related to acute conditions, with particular attention to the risks of over-prescribing, new chronic use of opioids, and diversion of unused opioids in the community.
  • Explain why the Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) program is a useful screening tool for routine office visits.
  • Describe each of the steps in the SBIRT program.
  • Demonstrate how to implement an appropriate screening tool into your practice.
  • Describe pharmacological approaches to acute medical and dental pain.
  • Describe alternative non-pharmacological approaches to acute medical and dental pain.
  • Integrate pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches into a treatment protocol.


Hanna R Lyons


Jun 30, 2020 - Jun 30, 2021
Healthcare Professionals
Students (Must Have Code)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
Contact Hours