Opioid Safety Course Quiz


To complete the Opioid Safety Course, please complete the short quiz below. Upon completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion to print, fill in with your name, and give to your Coastal Pain physician. (If you need assistance, place your mouse cursor over the Hint link below each question.)

The the self-administration of medications to alter one’s state of consciousness ("get high”) is known as:

To get the best and fasted pain control your doctor should start you on higher rather than lower doses.

Opioid therapy is a good option for all patients.

The most important thing your pain medications provide you is a decrease in your pain score.

It is not necessary for you to obtain additional information for yourself about the medications you take and your medical condition, as your doctor will tell you everything you need to know.

Absolute contraindications to the use of opioid therapy include:

It is your responsibility to make sure your medications is safely stored and out of reach of others.

Which of the following is a reason to discontinue chronic opioid therapy for a patient who has been receiving opioids for management of a chronic pain conditions?

Having a glass of wine with dinner when one is taking chronic opioids is always safe.

Driving after taking an opioid medication could result in a driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge if the police officer feels you are impaired, even if you have a legal prescription.

Perhaps the most important take home message from the Opioid Safety Program is: