Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN
Associate Professor
Washington State University College of Nursing
Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN-BC is an associate professor at Washington State University College of Nursing. She is certified in pain management nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Society for Pain Management Nursing. She is core faculty with Washington State University’s Program of Excellence in Addictions Research and Sleep and Performance Research Center. She has been funded through the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute of Health’s Center for Complementary and Integrative Heath (NCCIH) studying pain and opioid use. Many of her 40+ peer-reviewed publications focus on engaging adults in pain self-management.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: An urgent need exists to improve care for patients who seek opioids for chronic pain relief. Targeting education towards diverse interprofessional health care teams is one approach to ensure all team members communicate effectively and understand evidence-based options for patients at risk for opioid use disorder. The purpose of this session is to (1) share outcomes from an interprofessional education (IPE) program that focuses on collaboration when treating patients with chronic pain who use opioids and/or may be experiencing opioid use disorder (OUD) (2) discuss how we…