Last Updated: Nov 24, 2016
A five-part series on best practices in opioid prescribing
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- prescribe opioids according to the opioid prescribing guidelines and in cases where they deviate from the guidelines, they will document the reasons for doing so.
- consider including other modalities to relieve pain as well as other medications that are not responsible for addiction and dependence.
- utilize the new PDMP and alter workflows to best accommodate the required database review
- appropriately monitor patients during ongoing care
Instructions for completing the course:
Review all 5 sessions below
Complete the CME Quiz/evaluation
Print out your CME certificate
Session 1: Interdisciplinary Pain Care:
Where Do Opioids Fit In?
Session 2: Opioid Therapy: Does it Work and at What Cost?
Session 3: Patient Monitoring During Care
Session 4: Treatment Failure:
What to do when things don’t go well
Session 5: Putting it all Together:
Managing Pain in High Risk Patients
Take the Assessment:
Click here to take the CME
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Accreditation and designation information
The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of
5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.
The members of the Activity Development Team have no relevant relationships to disclose.
Activity Team Members:
|Name/Title (MD, DO, PhD, etc.)
||Role in the activity – planner/faculty /author
|Michael Ashburn, MD, MPH, MBA
||Planner and presenter
|Martin Cheatle, PhD
||Planner and presenter
|Marcia Lammando, RN
Enduring material expires: Dec. 31. 2020
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