Open Healthcare Professionals
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Initiatives:Acute Care Pain Management
Opioid Prescribing Recommendations
Public Health Policy
Safe Storage and Disposal
SUD Care Coordination
OPEN is excited to offer free online training for dental pain management and opioid prescribing. Three one-hour training modules are being offered that meet Michigan’s licensure requirement of board approved continuing education for pain and symptom management.
This Guide is a compilation of resources to support evidence-based acute care opioid prescribing.
Learn more about how to successfully manage your pain after surgery using over-the-counter (OTC) medications like acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Motrin), non-medication options and using opioids if prescribed by your surgeon.
A condensed two-pager on using acetaminophen and NSAIDs for postoperative pain management.
Prescribing recommendations from the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission (PDOAC) for dentists. These step-by-step recommendations will assist surgeons prepare for appointments, suggest alternative acute pain therapies for patients, and provide post-procedural guidelines to treat acute pain.
This free course will empower non-prescribing providers and other learners in directly impacting the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies.
This brochure, created for dental providers, uses recently published data to compel prescribers to change their opioid prescribing practice.