Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

Harrogate, TN US
December 5, 2018

SAVE the DATE - Wednesday, December 5, 2018

This program includes content that is consistent with the Tennessee Chronic Pain Guidelines (and most surrounding states) for physicians and other health care providers.

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 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 anticipated

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 


Presented by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) in partnership with the Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE), supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS Program Companies (RPC).

Target Audience

Health care providers involved in the management of pain.

Learning Objectives

Clinicians in attendance will have an opportunity to acquire the following information:

  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 assesing 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
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/05/2018 - 5:30pm
Event ends: 
12/05/2018 - 7:30pm

Agenda for Wednesday December 5, 2018   5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. coming soon

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: click on  and then "About LMU"

Participants attending via webinar will receive log in information prior to the December 5 2018 program.

Available Credit

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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/print