Meeting

Applying Clinical Practice Guidelines to Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain: A Workshop


When: February 4, 2019 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Public Health, Substance Use and Mental Health, Quality and Patient Safety
Activity: Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain
Board: Board on Health Care Services

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain will be hosting two public workshops as part of its information gathering activities. The first public workshop was held on Monday, February 4, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET, at the Keck Center in Washington, DC.

This workshop featured invited presentations and panel discussions on topics which included:
•Identifying and prioritizing surgical procedures and medical conditions associated with acute pain for which opioid analgesics are prescribed and considered clinically necessary (i.e., develop a list not to exceed 50 of surgical procedures and medical conditions) where evidenced-based clinical practice guidelines would help inform prescribing practices.
•Identifying what evidence is necessary or missing for each procedure/condition mentioned above.
•Using evidence to inform the development of clinical practice guidelines for opioid prescribing for acute pain.

More information about the study can be found here.

Confirmed Speakers
Richard Barth, Jr., Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Leslie Bisson, University at Buffalo
Kevin Bozic, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Steven Brown, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Ula Hwang, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Debra Houry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
Clifford Ko, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
Elliot Krane, Stanford University School of Medicine
Lisa Leffert, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital 
Paul Moore, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Doug Owens, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and Stanford University 
Holger Schünemann, GRADE and McMaster University
Paul Shekelle, UCLA School of Medicine and RAND Corporation
Joanna Starrels, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Douglas Throckmorton, Food and Drug Administration

Committee Members
Bernard Lo, The Greenwall Foundation and the University of California, San Francisco (chair)
Mark Bicket, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Nicholas Carris, University of South Florida
Roger Chou, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
M. Kit Delgado, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Christine Greco, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Hillary Kunins, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Marjorie Meyer, University of Vermont Medical Center
Rosemary Polomano, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine 
Cardinale Smith, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Eric Sun, Stanford University
Jennifer Waljee, University of Michigan School of Medicine
Steven Weisman, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Medical College of Wisconsin
Charles Widmer, University of Florida College of Dentistry

The second public workshop will be held on July 9, 2019 in Washington DC. More details will be posted here in the coming months.


Note: CE credits are not offered for this workshop.

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