Opioid Therapy 2020: Past, Present, and Future (306)

11:15 AM–12:15 PM Saturday, February 29

This session will discuss the challenges surrounding the safe and effective use of opioids in chronic noncancer and cancer pain populations. An update on current evidence on opioid efficacy for chronic noncancer pain will be provided. Opioid treatment guidelines will be reviewed. Additional methods to mitigate risk will be described.

Opioid Safety: Defining and Mitigating Risks

ToNhu Vu

Understanding Guidelines and Recommendations: Cancer and Non-Cancer Pain

Jianren Mao

The Role of Opioids in Chronic Pain Management: Assessing the Evidence

David Provenzano

Learning Objectives:

  • Define opioid guidelines for cancer and chronic pain.
  • Employ methods to mitigate risk when using opioids.
  • Characterize current evidence for opioid efficacy in noncancer chronic pain.
Moderator:

David Provenzano

Co-Presenters:

ToNhu Vu

Jianren Mao