Program Name: COPE: Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education

Authors or developers

Mark Sullivan
Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences,
University of Washington,
Seattle, WA
United States

Country / Language United States/English
Creation or publication date 2010
Clinic context Primary care/chronic pain
Target users Residents and physicians
Pre or post licensure Post-licensure
General objectives To use a shared decision making procedure for chronic opioid treatment for chronic non-malignant pain in primary care.
To describe the latest evidence concerning indications and contraindications for chronic opioid therapy.
To promote the use of collaborative communication strategies to manage requests for opioid therapy from patients for whom therapy is appropriate or inappropriate.
Format Article and online auto-tutorial