University of Wisconsin–Madison

Appropriate use of Opioids and other misused drugs

Drug safetyPrescription drug misuse can have serious medical consequences. According to the NIH, Increases in prescription drug misuse over the last 15 years are reflected in increased emergency room visits, overdose deaths associated with prescription drugs, and treatment admissions for prescription drug use disorders, the most severe form of which is addiction.

The goal of this Fall Distance Learning Experience is to cover proper use of opioids and benzodiazepines as well as using and interpreting the PDMP and it will examine the FDA’s methodology for human abuse liability.

Developed & Conducted by the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

For detailed information, please view the course outline below.

There are no current offerings of this course

Please contact the program coordinator for more information.

Program Coordinator

Eric Buxton, PhD

Division of Pharmacy Professional Development
777 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 262-2431 FAX
(608) 265-2259