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Prescribing Guidelines

Oregon Acute Opioid Prescribing GuidelinesOregon’s Acute Opioid Prescribing Guidelines workgroup approved adoption of Oregon Acute Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for patients not currently on opioids.
Oregon Chronic Opioid Prescribing GuidelinesRecommendations for Chronic Pain. The Oregon Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Task Force adopted the CDC Guideline as the foundation for opioid prescribing for Oregon and developed a brief addendum to address Oregon-specific concerns.
Oregon Opioid Prescribing for DentistsOregon Opioid Prescribing for Dentists
Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic PainCDC Opioid Prescribing Guideline Resources for Providers
Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain FactSheetCDC Factsheet for Guidance in prescribing opioids for chronic pain
Oregon's Medical Use Cannabis Clinical GuidelinesGuidelines for Attending Physicians when Recommending the Medical Use of Marijuana

MED Calculators

Oregon Opioid Overdose and MisuseOHA Public Health Division site for Reducing Opioid Overdose & Misuse
CDC MED CalculatorCDC MED Calculator for Calculating Total Daily Dose of Opioids for Safer Dosage
Oregon Pain Guidance Conversion CalculatorAn Oregon MED Opioid Conversion Calculator for patients taking one or more opioid medications

Opioid Prescribing Continuing Education

COPESCOPES - UW School of Medicine
Scope of PainBoston University's Safe & Competent Opioid Prescribing Education
Provider's Clinical Support SystemPCSS-O is a national training and mentoring project developed in response to the prescription opioid overdose epidemic.
Providers' Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted TreatmentPCSS-MAT is a national training and clinical mentoring project developed in response to the opioid use disorder crisis.
Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramA tool to help healthcare providers and pharmacists manage prescriptions better