CURRENT APPROACHES TO OPIOID STEWARDSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES.

Paul W. Bush, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FASHP President American Society of Health System Pharmacist (ASHP), Chief Pharmacy Officer, Duke University Hospital, Department of Pharmacy. USA 

Objectives

  • Explain the role of opioid stewardship as a target intervention to combat the opioid epidemic
  • Discuss regulatory oversight efforts related to opioids
  • Discuss the key members and initiatives of an opioid stewardship program