Issues with Opioids:
Appropriate Prescribing and Monitoring
Presenter: Dan Edney, MD

Presenter: Dan Edney, MD
  • Board certified general internist with subspecialty board certification in Addition Medicine
  • Received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine
  • Completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia
  • Recently appointed the Deputy State Health Officer of the Mississippi State Department of Health


  • Review of history and epidemiology of opioid epidemic
  • Discussion of the role of opioids with acute pain, chronic non-malignant pain, and chronic malignant pain
  • Potential complications of opioid use
  • Appropriate monitoring strategies with chronic opioid use
  • Brief discussion of treatment of opioid complications
  • Brief review of the impact of legalized cannabis with opioid use

Issues With Opioids: Appropriate Prescribing and Monitoring

1 hour CME for $35.00

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