This session provides an update on the CDC Guideline, opioid regulatory issues, and the impact upon both patients in pain and their treating physicians. Speakers from the AMA Opioid Task Force, AAPM’s CDC Guideline project and Opioid Advisory Committee will provide their points of view followed by an interactive session with the goal of improving attendee and speaker perspectives on the intended, and unintended, consequences of the CDC Guidelines and resultant regulations.
Moderator and Introduction
Steven R. Hanling, MD
A GPS for a Maze of Guidelines and Regulations
Patrice A. Harris, MD MA CDC
Opioid Guideline: Lost in Translation
Kurt Kroenke, MD