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SB 1446 addresses the over-prescription of opioids by requiring doctors and chronic- pain patients to enter into a treatment agreement. Requires a patient be staged through a limited initial prescription, a limited second prescription, and then be formally advised that continued opioid use can result in addiction. This bill also requires all physicians to receive no less than one hour of education in pain management or one hour of opioid use or addiction each year preceding application for renewal of license.
The OOA has many resources to help you understand SB 1446:
The OOA has a CME regarding the new Oklahoma opioid law, which took effect November 1st, as well as frequently asked questions on medical marijuana. This CME is worth three hours of AOA Category 1-A credits. Visit DOCME to see this CME and more.