Opioid Prescribing Resources

WSDA has compiled a list of information and resources regarding the prescription of opioids and the prevention of opioid abuse.


New opioid prescribing rules for dentists in Washington became effective January 26, 2019. 

Read a summary on the WSDA Blog.


Opioid CE Opportunities

Region 10 Opioid Summit

Attend the Region 10 Opioid Summit August 7-8 in Vancouver, WA. The summit will feature sessions focused around prevention, special interventions, treatment and recovery.

Region 10 Opioid Summit

Science to Practice: Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Pre-Summit Meetings: August 6
Summit: August 7-8

Hilton Vancouver Washington
301 W 6th St., Vancouver, WA 98660


Registration: $100

"The Region 10 Opioid Summit is an opportunity for professionals from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Indian Nations, urban Indian health programs, and recognized American Indian organizations to meet and explore ways to address the opioid crisis."

Agenda
Registration


Opioid Resources


Using the Prescription Monitoring Program

If you are new to using the PMP or want to refresh your knowledge of the system, the Department of Health (DOH) provides several resources to make the process easier.

Training Guide
The DOH provides a detailed training guide document for practitioners learning how to use the PMP.

Read the Guide
Training Videos
If you prefer your training in video format, the DOH YouTube channel provides short, step-by-step instructional videos on PMP topics, such as:

The channel also provides a complete tutorial video on how to use the system.

See All Videos
Provider FAQs
Visit the DOH website for a list of PMP frequently asked questions.

See Provider FAQs
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