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Educational session planned on prescribing opioids

June 8, 2014

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — More than 100 doctors and other medical professionals are expected to attend an educational session on prescribing opioids.

The session is part of a FDA-supported educational initiative created by Boston University’s School of Medicine. It’s set for the University of Massachusetts Medical School on June 14.

The daylong event will feature some of the nation’s leading experts on opioid analgesics and addiction. Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health Cheryl Bartlett will participate in a panel discussion.

Through online and live programs, BU has educated more than 20,000 prescribers nationwide.

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