WOCN Conference 2018

PP311 - Opioid Crisis and the WOC Nurse Role

Jun 4, 2018 3:10pm ‐ Jun 4, 2018 4:10pm

Standard: $5.00


This session will explore statistics associated with the opioid crisis; describe the history of pain assessment and treatment; explore the CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain – United States, 2016; and other issues about treatment and education.

Learning Objective:

  • The learner will have insight into issues of chronic pain management when considering the opioid crisis in the United States.


  • Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, Professor/Nurse Practitioner, Wayne State University

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