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Pain is a complex phenomenon resulting from and influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors. The role of prescription opioids in pain management, in particular, has received significant attention in recent years. Pharmacists across multiple settings are well positioned to engage in science-informed, patient-centered pain management. In this session, experts will discuss the science on two aspects of pain management: patient-centered communication and genetic testing. Recommendations from the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium regarding these medications will be discussed. Presenters will share best-practice examples that demonstrate how to integrate their research findings in clinical pharmacy practice..
At the completion of this knowledge based-activity, participants will be able to: