Opioids have a range of different uses and are important in chronic pain. This resource addresses strategies in using opioids to approach the management of pain, managing side effects and monitoring progress.


Format: Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.


1. Minimising Risk when Prescribing Opioids (2 hours)
2. Structuring Opioid Therapy (2 hours)

Author: Dr Mark Hardy, FAChAM (University of Sydney)
Dr Deborah Zador, FAFPHM, FAChAM (University of New South Wales)
Version: 1
Release Date: June, 2013 Release Date: N/A