FDA urges doctors to get training on prescribing opioids

03/6/2013 | AAFP News Now

An FDA letter to physicians asks them to take advantage of training, funded by drug manufacturers, on the appropriate use of extended-release/long-acting opioids. AAFP's manager of CME standards and outcomes Kathy Marian said the Academy is using grant money to develop CME programs that comply with goals set by the FDA and should have those programs available this summer.

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