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This TRC Hot Topic webinar features an expert panel discussion about tapering chronic opioids. It is not eligible for CE credit, but is available for subscribers and non-subscribers. 

Listen as William Gersch, PharmD, BCPS; and other panelists discuss and answer common clinical questions, including:

  • Why are CDC experts speaking out about interpretation of their 2016 opioid prescribing guidelines?
  • Which patients are candidates for opioid tapering?
  • What are the downsides to chronic opioids?
  • How should opioid withdrawal symptoms be managed, if they occur?
  • How should tapers be individualized?
  • Should all patients be completely tapered off opioids?