G-09 How to taper patients off of chronic opioid therapy
Wednesday November 28, 2018 from 11:00 to 12:00
St-Laurent 5

Anna Lembke, United States

Associate Professor

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University


As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • recognize how to safely and compassionately taper patients down and off of chronic opioid therapy using the BRAVO protocol
  • identify the difference between ‘opioid dependence’ and ‘opioid use disorder’/addiction
  • list several strategies to intervene for both opioid dependence and opioid use disorder in a patient with chronic pain
Recommended Reading Websites

Lectures by Anna Lembke

When Session Talk Title Room
11:00 - 12:00
Workshops - G How to taper patients off of chronic opioid therapy St-Laurent 5
13:00 - 16:30
Plenary - 6 Tector Lecture: The Opioid Epidemic: From Freud to Fentanyl Salle de Bal de Montréal

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