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New Online Training Series From CDC Helps Providers Understand Opioid Prescribing

The modules offer support on applying the agency’s prescribing guidelines.

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Pennsylvania Mandates E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances

New law requires electronic prescriptions for Schedule II to V controlled substances in an attempt to combat opioid abuse.

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Managing the Drug-Seeking Patient

Curi’s Tamara Johnson offers guidance on how providers can identify drug-seeking patients and what they can do to establish prescribing practices that help keep patients safe while minimizing the risk posed by drug-seekers.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Semi-annual observance provides opportunity to promote proper disposal of unused or expired medication.

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What Physicians Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana use is on the rise across the U.S. Here is what physicians need to know about navigating risk while addressing patient concerns.

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Case Study: The Violent Pediatric Patient

Guidance for pediatric practices on how to handle instances of violence from their patients.

How to Develop and Implement Drug-Free Workplace Policies

Effective workplace drug policies can reduce the risk of substance abuse among healthcare professionals while establishing a safe and healthy environment for employees and patients.

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