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Managing pain in patients who have mental or behavioral health disorders presents many challenges. Stigma surrounding addiction has detrimental effects on patients with comorbid chronic pain conditions—despite evidence that addiction is a disease with the same genetic transmissibility as many other chronic diseases.
Clinical pharmacists play an integral role in educating these patients about appropriate opioid use. This session features an expert discussing addiction as a chronic disease and how addiction affects treatment.
Pre-registration is required; registration is open at http://elearning.pharmacist.com/products/5335/apha2019-pain-institute-innovative-approaches-to-chronic-pain .
At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to: