Open Healthcare Professionals
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Initiatives:Acute Care Pain Management
Opioid Prescribing Recommendations
Public Health Policy
Safe Storage and Disposal
SUD Care Coordination
This toolkit summarizes best practices for prevention of opioid-related complications in children and adolescents. Providers and parents can find best practices, free educational materials, and sharable resources in this toolkit.
Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices document for prescribing, including non-opioids, during the perioperative period.
This evidence-based educational opportunity will empower surgeons to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning and implementing best-practice care management during the perioperative period.
This evidence-based educational opportunity will empower clinicians to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning and implementing best-practice care management during the perioperative period.
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.
A condensed two-pager on using acetaminophen and NSAIDs for postoperative pain management.
A condensed one-pager on using acetaminophen and NSAIDs for postoperative pain management.
A webpage resource outlining a multimodal approach to managing postoperative pain through the use of non-opioid medications.
Intended to improve communication between providers and patients about the risks and benefits of opioid therapy for chronic pain, improve the safety and effectiveness of pain treatment, and reduce the risks associated with long-term opioid therapy, including opioid use disorder and overdose.
Prescribing recommendations from the Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission (PDOAC) for the emergency department. 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.