Perioperative Opioid Prescribing: A Quantitative and Qualitative Perspective—Getting Prescribers to 'Do the Right Thing' (314)

3:00 PM–4:00 PM Saturday, February 29

This session shares the evaluation of perioperative prescribing practices, evidence-based assessment of patient opioid requirements postoperatively, development and implementation of institutional guidelines around opioid prescribing, and qualitative factors that influence provider prescribing at a large academic medical center.

Defining the Problem and Identifying Solutions: Development of and Opioid Stewardship Program

Halena Gazelka

Beyond Discharge: A Qualitative Perspective

Nafisseh Warner

Discharge Prescribing: Impact of Guideline Implementation

Elizabeth Habermann

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify problems and develop solutions to help guide perioperative opioid prescribing.
  • Describe how discharge prescribing guidelines are developed and implemented and how they improve patient care.
  • Assess the dynamics of a team-based approach from a qualitative perspective and how they affect perioperative opioid prescribing.