Pain Management and Opioids Resources


The resources listed below link to materials available on ER/LA Opioid related topics as well as materials from the live course. 

The CO*RE/ASAM Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits course is presented free of charge. No printed syllabus or handouts are provided at the course. Course attendees should download these materials to their laptops or mobile devices, or print handouts in order to follow the course and take notes.

Slides are copyright protected and cannot be shared or reproduced without written permission of ASAM/CO*RE.

Course Materials

Curriculum:  Click here to review the full course curriculum.

Online Course: Click here to take the free online course recorded in July 2018.


FDA Opioids Action Plan - Fact SheetClick here to review the FDA's commitment to take concrete steps toward reducing the impact of opioid abuse on American families and communities. 

ASAM's Addiction Unit Speaker NotesClick here to view unit notes addressing ER/LA opioids and addiction. 

CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Click here to the CDC Prescribing Guidelines.

National Pain Strategy: Click here to view the comprehensive population health-level strategy for pain.

Prescriber Education Resources: Click here to access a listing of additional resources for prescribers of opioid analgesics.

Curriculum Speaker Notes:  Click here to access the speaker notes accompanying the CO*RE slides in the presentation. 

Specific and General Drug Information: Click here to review specific and general drug information for ER/LA opioid analgesic products.

Patient Counseling DocumentClick here to access a tool for patient counseling.