Patient Compass

Special Issue: The Opioid Crisis

Oct 18, 2017

The CPSO’s Role and Approach: Our Opioid Strategy

Our opioid strategy is grounded in our commitment to improve patient and public safety.

Are You Currently Using Opioid Therapy?

Some patients currently on opioid therapy may be concerned that our approach could mean that they no longer have access to needed medical treatment. It is very important for you to know that the College is not asking physicians to stop prescribing opioids, but to prescribe responsibly and to stay in line with best practices.

Safe Opioid Usage: Find out all you can

If your doctor has recommended that you begin opioid therapy, it is very important that you have enough information to help decide on the best option for you.

New CPSO Opioid Web Hub

The CPSO’s new web hub gives patients and their families online access to a wide array of information about opioids and the CPSO’s role in addressing the opioid crisis.

Current Policy Consultations: We want to hear from you!

We currently have several consultations underway, including: Medical Records and Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries and Preventing Sexual Abuse

Read more in this issue of Patient Compass

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