ED Opioid Treatment Pathway

Resource Type: Toolkit, Guide
Year: 2019
Organization/Source: NC Healthcare Foundation
Tags: Addressing Stigma, Alternatives to Opioids, Connections to Care/Care Coordination, Emergency Departments, Harm Reduction, MAT/MOUD, Patient Education, Peer Support, Provider Education, Safe Prescribing, Screening and Assessment

The NCHA Emergency Department Opioid Treatment Pathway is a set of best practices and resources for emergency departments (EDs) who are serving patients with opioid and substance use disorders. The Pathway includes guidelines for alternatives to opioids, safe prescribing, and assessing and treating patients with new or known opioid and substance use disorders within the ED setting.


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