Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
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You can download the presentation slides (pdf) at the bottom of this page
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
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.
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.
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.
Health care providers involved in the management of pain.
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Employ methods to counsel patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal.
- Review/assess general and product-specific drug information concerning ER/LA opioid analgesics and identifying potential adverse effects of ER/LA opioids.
AGENDA for Wednesday December 6, 2017 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
- Welcome and Introductions
- Why are we here?
- Management: Monitoring and Discontinuing
- Special Populations
- Know your Federal and State Laws
- Counseling Patients and Caregivers
- Drug Class Information
- Wrap up/Q & A
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
- 2.00 AOA CME Credit
- 2.00 Attendance
You can download the presentation slides (pdf) by clicking on the "overview" tab and scrolling to the bottom of the page.
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/print