Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
The Prescription Drug & Opioid Abuse Commission, Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (OPEN) and University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center partnered to offer acute pain recommendations for emergency and surgical departments as well as dentists. The recommendations are linked below:
The MAPS poster illustrates practitioner’s and pharmacist’s use of MAPS, and provides a visual display to individuals who intend to fraudulently obtain controlled substances, thereby deterring such fraudulent activity. Practitioners and pharmacists consistently deal with individuals who fraudulently attempt to obtain controlled substances, which wastes valuable resources for legitimate patients. The display of the MAPS poster is a proactive approach by practitioners and pharmacists to assist in the prevention of overprescribing and drug diversion, at a time when drug abuse is a major public health concern.
There are two poster options available for download:
Please Note: If you have difficulty downloading either of the above files, please save the file as an Adobe PDF file to open and view/print from your computer.