Clinical Care Practice
70th AHCA/NCAL Convention and Expo
The use of opioid medications to manage chronic pain is complex and challenging, especially in long-term care and post-acute settings. As the care of individuals with chronic pain in these settings increases, it will be imperative to understand the harms and regulatory concerns of opioid use. The use of standardized guidelines will provide structure and support in the management of pain and quality of person-centered care.