It’s a proactive approach to assess opioid-related risks. This extra caution is necessary for patient safety to ensure the best possible medical care is achieved from your clinic.
Screen for risks:
– Intake forms assess the patient-risk level if they are considering an opioid prescription
Reminder to prescribe Naloxone (Check out this handout about Naloxone)
Links to treatment services for patients in need
Tips for patient education and nonjudgmental conversation