• Date Due: December 01, 2017
  • Author: Secretary of Health and Human Resources
  • Enabling Authority: Chapter 180 Enactment Clause 1. (Regular Session, 2017)
  • Description:
    Report of the Work Group convened to develop educational standards and curricula for training health care providers, including physicians, dentists, optometrists, pharmacists, physician assistants, and nurses in the safe and appropriate use of opioids to treat pain while minimizing the risk of addiction and substance abuse. Such educational standards and curricula shall include education and training on pain management, addiction, and the proper prescribing of controlled substances. [Reporting requirements of Chapter 62, 2017 Acts of Assembly, are identical.]