Resource Summary

The CEP in conjunction with the University Health Network^ updated the Opioid Manager to reflect the recommendations from the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain.

The updated Opioid Manager:
- Emphasizes the importance of optimizing non-pharmacological and non-opioid pharmacotherapy interventions
- Contains initial dosing^ titration and morphine equivalency information for all recommended opioids
- Contains succinct information and examples on how to appropriately monitor^ taper and switch opioid prescriptions
- Includes accompanying fillable appendices that can be inserted into the patient medical chart

The CFPC remains committed to supporting quality continuing professional development (CPD) education and knowledge translation^ for improved opioid prescribing.

Publication Date: 2017-11-1
Last Updated on PCR: 2018-01-11 10:05:17