Module 2: Completion
Congratulations! You have now completed Module 2: Managing Pain Patients Who Abuse Prescription Drugs (Unaccredited).
To learn more about the safe management of opioid pain medications, please visit Module 1: Safe Prescribing for Pain (Unaccredited).
NIDA offers additional tools and resources for you and your patients, including:
- Additional Screening Resources
- Drug Abuse Information
- Treatment Resources
- Patient Education Materials
NIDA also provides free drug abuse and addiction curriculum resources for faculty, resident physicians, and medical students through NIDA’s Centers of Excellence for Physician Information.
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