Buprenorphine/Naloxone for Pain and Opioid Use Disorder (313)

4:45–5:45 pm Saturday, April 28

This session will use didactic lecture, audience discussion, and case studies to provide learners with information about the intersection of pain and opioid use disorder (OUD), discuss screening and assessment tools, and discuss treatment approaches for managing these co-occurring disorders.

The Arc of the Opioid Epidemic and Adoption of Evidence-Based Practices

Kristen Huntley, PhD

Opioid Agonist Therapy for Pain and Opioid Use Disorder

William Becker, MD

Management of Bupenorphine Within the Perioperative Period

Jordan L. Newmark, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine the complexity of diagnosing OUD in the setting of long-term opioid therapy for pain.
  • Describe characteristics of appropriate treatment approaches for patients with pain and OUD.
  • Examine the complexity of managing perioperative buprenorphine for acute pain.
  • Describe the management differences between elective and urgent surgery, as well as implications for patients with either chronic pain or OUD.