Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

Harrogate, TN US
December 6, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Program Description

This curriculum conveys messaging required by the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics. Topics include:

  • Assessing patients for treatment
  • Initiating therapy, modifying dosing, and discontinuing
  • Use of ER/LA Opioid Analgesics
  • Counseling patients and caregivers about safe use
  • Is my patient opioid addicted? - Diagnosis and Management

This program meets Tennessee (and most surrounding states) prescribing requirements for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (EST)
Location: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN  37752 and via webinar

Fees:  Free

CME: 2.0 hours of AOA Category 1-A and AMA PRA Category 1 credit 


This interactive CME program is being offered either LIVE IN PERSON at the LMU-DCOM campus, Room 105 (click on "VENUE" tab for directions) or you may participate by LOGGING IN DIRECTLY FROM YOUR COMPUTER. After registering and completing the pre-test, you will be contacted in advance with directions on how to log in on the day of the program.

Light dinner will be provided for on-site attendees.

For information please contact Patricia Stubenberg 423-869-6819 or patricia.stubenberg@lmunet.edu 

RPC Commercial Support Disclosure Statement

This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see http://ce.er-la-opioidrems.com/IwgCEUI/rems/pdf/List_of_RPC_Companies.pdf for a listing of the member companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration.

Acknowledgement

This program is presented by the American Osteopathic Association, a member of the Collaborative on REMS Education (CO*RE), 13 interdisciplinary organizations working together to improve pain management and prevent adverse outcomes

The CO*RE REMS curriculum conveys messaging required by the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics and is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration.

Target Audience

Health care providers involved in the management of pain.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

 

  1. Describe appropriate patient assessment for treatment with ER/LA opioid analgesics, evaluating risks and potential benefits of ER/LA therapy as well as possible misuse.
  2. Apply proper methods to initiate therapy, modify dose, and discontinue use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, applying best practices including accurate dosing and conversion techniques as well as appropriate discontinuation strategies.
  3. Demonstrate accurate knowledge about how to manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics and properly use evidence-based tools while assessing for adverse effects.
  4. Employ methods to counsel patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal.
  5. Review/assess general and product-specific drug information concerning ER/LA opioid analgesics and identifying potential adverse effects of ER/LA opioids.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
  • 2.00 AOA CME Credit
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/13/2017
Course expires: 
12/11/2017
Event starts: 
12/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Event ends: 
12/06/2017 - 7:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

AGENDA for Wednesday December 6, 2017   5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Why are we here?
  • Pain
  • Assessment
  • Management: Monitoring and Discontinuing
  • Special Populations
  • Know your Federal and State Laws
  • Counseling Patients and Caregivers
  • Drug Class Information
  • Wrap up/Q & A
Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Room DCOM 105 (First floor through visitor parking door)
Harrogate, TN 37752
United States

LMU campus map: https://www.lmunet.edu/about-lmu/campus-map  

Participants attending via webinar will receive log in information prior to the December 6 2017 program.


Mark Bailey, DO, PhD, FACN
Professor of Neurology and Anesthesiology
University of Birmingham (UAB), Birmingham, AL
Board Certified in Neurology and Pain
Fellow, and Board of Governors, American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists

Dr. Bailey's Bio    

 AMA PRA

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (MMA CCMEA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

UNECOM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 2.0 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians.  Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Committee for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) and Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.  UNECOM is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AOA

The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) designates this program for a maximum of 2.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

AAPA

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AOA Category 1-A Credit and AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of  2.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

AANP

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program accepts certificates of participation for educational activities sponsored by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for continuing medical education (CME). Nurse practitioners may receive one-to-one credit for a maximum of 2.0 (CE) continuing education for completing this program.

Physicians and other attendees should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
  • 2.00 AOA CME Credit
  • 2.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/13/2017
Course expires: 
12/11/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection
  • One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari (Internet Explorer is no longer supported)
  • Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser for video or audio playback
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing