Medication Management Classes

Long-term candidates for treatment with narcotic pain medication may be referred to a series of three (3) educational classes.

Topics covered include:

  • Expectations and policies of the practice (compliance)
  • Building trust with your physician
  • Appropriate management of medication (safe-keeping, lost/stolen procedures)
  • Education regarding dependency vs addiction issues
  • Education regarding classes of medications commonly encountered in a pain clinic
  • Coping skills to be practiced in addition to medication
  • Review of symptoms for depression and anxiety often associated with chronic pain

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