News Releases

News releases

January 2018

Researchers say medical licensing test should include more prescription drug safety, misuse questions

January 24, 2018

Research led by experts from the UC Davis schools of medicine and nursing has identified gaps in pain-related education for health care providers that leave out important aspects of safe and effective pain management competencies, including those specific to opioid safety. These findings, said the researchers, may help explain one reason for the current public health crisis of inappropriate pain management and prescription drug abuse.

August 2017

UC Davis programs to focus on pain management

August 11, 2017

Three educational programs are now open to primary care providers with an interest in strengthening their skills in pain management and responsible opioid prescribing: