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.
Scientific evidence is collected in many ways. This resource demonstrates the five Levels of Evidence to use while making educated determinations about prescribing and care.
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 document provides an overview of the current policies related to opioids that have been enacted by the Michigan state legislature. Michigan first authorized a 10-bill package in 2017 aimed at curbing the opioid epidemic and drug diversion. The legislature has continued to update these policies, in addition to providing guidance on naloxone and the non-opioid directive.
Permanent medication disposal boxes provide a safe and effective method for disposing of opioids and other medications to prevent misuse or diversion. This guide provides instructions on how to implement a disposal box, including financing, governance, education, and evaluation.
Changing our language improves outcomes for those struggling with addiction. Watch this brief video to learn more.
Comprehensive addiction language guide to reduce use of stigmatizing language.