The National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic will host a free public webinar July 22 at 3 p.m. ET on best practices and evidence standards for opioid tapering. Experts will discuss current guidance for opioid tapering, its application in practice, and the strength of the evidence behind the protocols. Panelists also will present patient case scenarios and discuss pain management challenges through patient and caregiver perspectives to inform best practices and identify evidence gaps. AHA is a member of the collaborative and its steering committee. For more on the webinar and to register, click here.

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