Tools For Medical Personnel
At the Sacramento Opioid Coalition, we know that engaging our medical community is one of the best ways to increase opioid prevention and increase the use of early intervention. Here, we have compiled a list of tools and information that will best help medical personnel prepare and reduce Opioid Overdoses. Below is our new poster for our pain management campaign.
CURES 2.0 (Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System) is a database of Schedule II, III and IV controlled substance prescriptions dispensed in California . It is mandatory to use in in California!
Link to CURES 2.0 Fact Sheet
Register for CURES here!
Sierra Sacramento Medical Valley Society created a Primary Care Guidelines Flowchart to aid providers in treating chronic non-cancer pain.
Alternative Medicine Campaign Poster
Prescribers can help avoid Opioid Use Disorder before it starts by informing patients of their full range of options when it comes to pain management. This PSA flyer can aid in starting that discussion.
You don’t need to be certified if you prescribe buprenorphine to less than 30 patients. If you want to help more people, get certified today!
Go to SAMHSA’s Become a Buprenorphine Waivered Practitioner to learn more today.
Links to More Tools for Prescribers
The ASAM National Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: 2020 Focused Update, American Society of Addiction Medicine
SAMHSA Guidelines for Treatment of Pregnant and Parenting Women with OUD, SAMHSA
MHSA Information for Prescribers, SAMHSA
Screening for Substance Use in the Pain Management Setting, NIDA
Opioid Crisis and Pain Management, NIDA
Substance and Addiction Prevention Branch – Overdose Prevention Initiative, California Department of Public Health
Executive Summary For Healthcare and Addiction Professionals, Policymakers, Patients, and Families- MEDICATIONS FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER, SAMHSA