Category: Education

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Opioid Edition 5: Acute Prescribing: Emergency Room Prescribing

February 20, 2020

Guest: Casey M. Clements, M.D., Ph.D. (@CaseyClmnts)

Host: Tracy McCray

Episode 5 of 10: Dr. Casey Clements, an emergency physician and practice leader, who works in the opioid stewardship program at Mayo Clinic-Rochester, shares his insights on opioid therapy from the Emergency Department perspective. What is drug diversion? How do you know a patient isn’t receiving prescriptions from multiple physicians?

Claim CME credit at This episode is required to be compliant with controlled substance prescribing guidelines in the state of Minnesota.