Effective Pain Management for a Healthier South Carolina: CME on Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, and Opioid Misuse/Opioid Use Disorder
|Many continuing medical education (CME) courses are available on pain management and opioid misuse. However, few CME activities provide guidance that can be used in real-life clinical situations. The guidance presented in this CME is primarily derived from publicly available sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) opioid prescribing guidelines, Oregon State Resource for Professionals Treating Pain, Acute Pain Management: Meeting the Challenges by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and current National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recommendations on the treatment of opioid use disorder.|
At the end of this session, each attendee should be able to:
- Describe South Carolina laws related to the prescribing of opioid medications.
- Use current evidence to address patient expectations regarding management of pain for acute and chronic conditions.
- Describe acute and chronic pain management strategies.
- Be familiar with approaches to tapering patients off of chronic opioid medications.
- Discuss strategies to address pain management for patients with substance use disorder
- Understand pharmacotherapy treatment options for patients with opioid use disorder
This program is designed for all Physicians and other interested medical professionals
Faculty and Planner Disclosures:
Melinda Campopiano, MD has No Relevant financial relationships; Does not anticipate discussing unlabeled uses or investigational products.
None of the planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In addition to the SCMA planners we would also like to recognize the following. Susan Hayashi, PhD, Joe Perpich, MD, Laura Nolan, Erika Capinguian and Christine Carr, MD
Commercial Support Disclosure:
There was no commercial support received for this Enduring material.
To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ you must complete the following:
• Watch this course in its entirety.
• You must correctly answer 75% of the post-test questions.
• Complete the evaluation form.
• Windows: X86 or x64 (64-bit mode support for IE only) 1.6-gigahertz (GHz) or higher processor with 512-MB of RAM, sound card and speakers. Internet Explorer 7+, Google Chrome 12+, and Firefox 3.6+
• Mac: a Mac running Mac OS 10.4.11+ (Browsers must be in 32-bit mode), an Intel Core Duo 1.83-gigahertz (GHz) or higher processor with 512-MB of RAM, sound capabilities, and Safari 5.1+, Google Chrome 16.0+.
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|1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits The South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) designates this live for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The South Carolina Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
To be compliant with the AMA’s “Physician’s Recognition Award and Credit System,” we require physicians to attest to the amount of time they are claiming credit – which should be commensurate with the extent of time they participate in a CME activity.
To assure compliance, we now require all physicians attending or participating in an accredited CME activity, to complete the “contact information” portion of the evaluation and, specifically, sign where indicated on the evaluation.
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