The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services continues to take action to help prevent prescription drug overdose in Nebraska. The department has developed a new opioid prescribing resource for providers.
"Although opioids can be a useful option for pain management, inappropriate use can result in significant harms," said Dr. Tom Williams, former Chief Medical Officer and Director of Public Health for DHHS. "This guidance document will assist in making clinical decisions easier and provide effective options to treat pain while ensuring patient safety."
For educational videos and continuing education assessments regarding Pain Management please refer to the Clinician Continuing Education page.
Pain Management Guidance Document
Acute Pain Flow Chart
Benzodiazepine Tapering Flow Chart
Chronic Pain Flow Chart
Opioid Tapering Flow Chart
Substance Abuse Quick Reference Guide
Medication Management and Opioid (MMO) Initiative Pledge
Pain Management Guidance (42m 30s)
Acute Pain (15m 38s)
The Art of a Difficult Conversation (12m 48s)
Benzidiazepine and Opioid Tapering (17m 43s)