This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including the CARA+ Conference: Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, and the Study on State Efforts to Protect Patients from Opioid Crisis: National Safety Council Report.
The CEPOP All-Participants Monthly Teleconference took place Monday, June 27th, from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.
Below is the agenda of the items covered and a downloadable copy of the agenda document.
A. Focus Topic #1: CARA+ Conference Update
Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force component:
Megan Savage, Chief of Staff and Helen Dwight, Legislative Assistant, Office of
U.S. Representative Susan Brooks, Energy & Commerce Committee Member, Sponsor of the Task Force Bill, and CARA Conferee
B. Focus Topic #2: Participant Initiatives
i. 1 Million Disposal Pouches Donated: Mallinckrodt Launches Campaign with Verde’s Deterra Drug Deactivation System
ii. Study on State Efforts to Protect Patients from Opioid Crisis: National Safety Council Report
C. Advocacy Items
i. CARA+ Conference & Letter to Conferees
ii. Federal Appropriations Update
II. Working Groups
A. Take-Back and Anti-Diversion
B. Safe Use and Prevention
A. New Participant: The Gerontological Society of America
C. Other Participant News
Next Call: Monday, July 25, 2016, 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST