Pennsylvania physicians and other health care providers licensed to prescribe and/or dispense opioids must take two hours of education in either pain management, identification of addiction, or safe opioid prescribing practices (prescribers) /safe opioid dispensing practices (dispensers) in order to renew their license. Physicians seeking a Pennsylvania medical license for the first time need to take two hours of education in pain management or identification of addiction AND at least two hours of education in safe opioid prescribing.
Note: If you wish to submit verification for licensure purposes, the documentation/certificates you receive after completing this course should be submitted to your respective credentialing board.
PAMED has comprehensive online education to help physicians meetCME requirements for license renewal.
SAFE OPIOID PRESCRIBING FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
This interactive course from the University of Wisconsin–Madison addresses minimizing opioid use and safe opioid prescribing for pediatric patients. Participants have multiple opportunities to engage in learning by viewing presentations, working with the clinical cases and receiving immediate feedback, and studying provided educational resources. View CME here