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.
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.
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
MHSA Information for Prescribers, SAMHSA
Substance and Addiction Prevention Branch – Overdose Prevention Initiative, California Department of Public Health