Activity Release Date: January 25, 2022 Expiration Date: February 9, 2024

This module seeks to address challenges related to opioid tapering for patients clinical care.  This module discusses various strategies of preparing for and initiating a tapering process with patients to avoid withdrawal and potential misuse.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the risks and benefits of opioid tapering
  • Apply evidence-based strategies when tapering opioids
  • Explain main steps involved in preparing for, initiating, and continually assessing opioid tapering


Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HealthHIV

Estimated time to complete activity: 1.0 hours
Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMA,AAPA, ANCC, ASWB, ACPE, CPH 
UAN #JA4008162-9999-22-090-H01-P
Activity Type - Knowledge