Let's Talk About Treating Pain
This workshop is designed to be facilitated by a volunteer physician to help adults increase their knowledge on safe and effective ways to treat pain and take pain medicine.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a physician interested in volunteering or a community organization interested in hosting a session.
- Ways to treat pain and maintain function
- Prescription and non-prescription (over-the-counter) pain medicine
- Introduction to opioids and the opioid crisis
- Safe use, storage, and disposal of pain medicine
- Using naloxone to treat an opioid overdose
- Alternatives to pain medicine
Resources available to facilitate an educational session include:
- Workbooks to use during the workshop and for participants to take home
- Factsheets on alternatives to pain medicine and naloxone
- Pre and post surveys
- Group quiz
- Facilitator’s guide with a companion video
This project is supported by a grant from the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation, Henry and Irene Anderson Fund, PIC Wisconsin Outcomes Research Project Endowment, and Medical Outcomes Research Project Fund.
WHL was honored to partner with the University of Wisconsin – School of Public Health and Medicine Community Health Engagement Program (CHEP) to develop this program. All materials undergo a medical review.
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