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Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Task Force

Task Force Information

In an effort to change the conversation on pain management and improve patient safety, the Oregon Health Authority has convened experts from across the state to develop clinical guidelines on opioid prescribing. Statewide guidelines are now available for chronic pain, acute pain, dentists and pregnant women.

Oregon Opioid Taper Guidelines

OHA convened experts on the 2019 Oregon Opioid Taper Guidelines Task Force. The resulting guidelines from this task force supplement the Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Chronic Pain to help patients and prescribers approach opioid tapering with best practices in mind.

Meeting information and details are available below.

Overview

Membership Roster

Resources

Meetings

All materials in PDF format unless noted.

Meeting Information Materials

October 25, 2019 - FINAL MEETING

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Portland State Office Building, Room 1A,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

September 23, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Portland State Office Building, Room 1A,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

August 27, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Portland State Office Building, Room 1A,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

July 19, 2019

9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Portland State Office Building, Room 1A,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

 

June 14, 2019

9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Portland State Office Building, Room 1A,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

May 23, 2019

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Portand State Office Building, Room 1A,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

April 12, 2019

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Portland State Office Building, Room 1A,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

March 12, 2019

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Portland State Office Building, Room 1B,
800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

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The purpose of Oregon Acute Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Workgroup is to set a standard of care in Oregon around safe opioid prescribing for acute pain. The workgroup will develop detailed recommendations for acute opioid prescribing that will be included as an amendment to Oregon’s existing Statewide Opioid Prescribing Guidelines, and will address acute opioid prescribing in primary care, emergency departments, dentistry, and after surgical procedures.

Workgroup Charter

Workgroup Members


Meetings

All materials in PDF format unless noted.

Meeting Information Materials

Sept. 7, 2018

8:00 - 10:00 am
Portland State Office Building, Room 1B

August 17, 2018

8:00 - 10:00 am
Portland State Office Building, Room 1A

July 30, 2018
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NOTE: This Task Force completed its work in December 2016.

Task Force approves prescribing guidelines for Oregon

November 18, 2016, Oregon's Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Task Force approved adoption of Oregon-specific opioid prescribing guidelines based on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. The guideline includes recommendations to improve patient safety and care for those with chronic pain, and address the ongoing prescription opioid overdose epidemic.

Oregon Chronic Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Dentists


About the Task Force

In 2016, the Oregon Health Authority convened a Task Force to develop statewide opioid prescribing guidelines. These guidelines will support Oregon's initiative to address the epidemic of opioid use, misuse, and overdose by optimizing care, improving patient safety, and providing a consistent framework for endorsement and implementation at the local level.

Task Force Charter and Membership


Meetings

Meeting Information Materials
November 18, 2016
September 23, 2016
June 3, 2016

April 29, 2016


 

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