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Better Prescribing Better Treatment: Opioid Stewardship to Support Adults 65 years +

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The treatment of acute and chronic pain and prescribing opioids in adults 65+ is an increasing relevant patient safety topic, given the aging U.S. population. In 2018, The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reported increasing rates of opioid-related hospitalizations among older adults, the highest median rates in OR and WA.
Dr. Rachel Thompson, CMO, Snoqualmie Valley Health, will lead the (3) one-hour monthly webinar series, discussing and addressing the unique challenges with this age-based cohort, share the 2022 evidence based best practices from the CDC and Bree guidelines, recommend implementation strategies to reduce harm related to acute opioid prescribing yet optimizing therapeutic outcomes.


July 11
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Virtual Event – Zoom


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Washington State Hospital Association
999 Third Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

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206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax


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