Healthcare providers now have to address the issues of chronic pain in the context of an opioid epidemic and increasing regulations.  The most recent estimate is that over 100 million US citizens suffer from chronic pain and many of these patients manage pain with opioids.

Healthcare providers in the United States are faced with a real dilemma – appropriately managing pain in their patients and at the same time not contributing to the national opioid epidemic.  This module provides participants with strategies for managing patients with drug seeking behavior.