Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
November 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
On November 29, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a public workshop, Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic.The workshop aims to explore the tension between efforts to address the opioid epidemic and the resulting impact on access to pain medications for people facing serious illness. The workshop will examine the unintended consequences of the responses to the opioid epidemic for patients, families, communities, and clinicians, and consider potential policy opportunities to address them.
This workshop will be open for in-person or webcast attendance.
For more information, to view the workshop agenda and confirmed speakers, and to register, please visit the workshop page.