Learning Objectives

  1. Review indications and basic pharmacologic principles of medication management for opioid use disorder.
  2. Understand the challenges of acute pain management in a patient with a history of opioid addiction treated with Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) and describe opioid management strategies for Ms. Tatum’s acute pain.
  3. List non-opioid and non-pharmacologic pain management strategies for Ms. Tatum.
  4. Discuss the roles of a multidisciplinary team in coordinating the care for a patient with acute pain and a history of opioid addiction.

Extra Learning Objectives

  1. Understand dental surgical management principles for Ms. Tatum’s condylar fracture.
  2. List best practices in safe opioid monitoring.
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