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Opioids: Patient Education Video
|NC Healthcare Association
|Tags: Addressing Stigma, Chronic Pain, Patient Education
Research suggests that patient education efforts can have positive behavioral consequences that could lower the risks of prescription painkiller abuse. (Source)
This patient education video is for adults (18 and older) who are being prescribed an opioid for either chronic or an acute condition (i.e. post-surgical). The video can be shown in both inpatient (hospital) and outpatient (primary care, specialty care) settings. This video was created by UC Davis Center for Design in the Public Interest and funded by the North Carolina Division of Public Health: Injury and Violence Prevention Branch and is free and available for public use.
Time to watch: 7:39