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Education is key for empowerment. We aim to provide patients and providers with resources to support informed decision making. OPEN offers a wide range of evidence-based materials that highlight the latest best practices for healthcare professionals, patients and their families from pain management to safe storage and disposal of medications.

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Adult Surgery Pain Management Guide for Healthcare Providers

As a healthcare provider, learn evidence-based approaches to help manage your patient’s pain after surgery.

4 Evidence-based Reasons To Improve Opioid Prescribing Practices After Surgery

Explore 4 evidence-based reasons to improve opioid prescribing practices after surgery.

4 Evidence-based Reasons To Improve Opioid Prescribing Practices After Dental Surgery

Explore 4 evidence-based reasons to improve opioid prescribing practices after dental surgery.

Pediatric Best Practices Card

Easily share best practices for managing a child’s pain after surgery.

Levels of Evidence

Explore the five Levels of evidence to use while making educated determinations about prescribing and care.

Perioperative Pain Management and Care Coordination for Surgeons CE Course

This free, 3-hour CE course will empower surgical providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning best-practice care strategies.

Perioperative Pain Management and Care Coordination for Primary Care Providers CE Course

This free, 3-hour CE course will empower primary care providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning best-practice care strategies.

 

Pain Management in Dentistry CE Course

This free, 3-hour CE course will empower dental providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic by learning best-practice care strategies.

Permanent Disposal Guide

Learn how to implement a permanent medication disposal box program in your community.

Words Matter Video – Shatterproof

Changing our language improves outcomes for those struggling with addiction. Watch this brief video to learn more.

Addiction Language Guide – Shatterproof

Comprehensive addiction language guide to reduce use of stigmatizing language.

 

Substance Use Disorder Screening and Care Coordination Toolkit

Use these customizable email templates to communicate best care practices for patients with positive TAPS screening category.

 

 

Acetaminophen and NSAIDs Reference Sheet – Surgery

Learn more about prescribing acetaminophen and NSAIDs for pain management after surgery.

Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain (CDC)

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.

Acute Care Opioid Treatment and Prescribing Recommendations: Emergency Department

Stay up to date with OPEN’s summary of best practices for prescribing in the Emergency Department.

Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for Non-Prescribing Providers

This free, 16-hour CE course will empower non-prescribing providers to directly impact the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies.

How to Perform Rescue Breathing – Take ACTION Overdose Training

Learning to perform rescue breathing on someone who is experiencing an opioid overdose.

Emergency Department Naloxone Implementation Guide

Learn how to facilitate and implement unique and tailored naloxone distribution programs in your Emergency Department.

Medication Take Back Event Guide

Learn how to successfully host a Medication Take Back Event in your community.