Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Updated in 2018, the revised CO*RE curriculum presents safe opioid prescribing in the larger context of pain. The new curriculum includes coverage of Immediate Release (IR) opioids, reference to the CDC Guidelines, updated statistics, and revised case studies.
"Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits" meets the State of Tennessee Board of Medical Examiner and Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination continuing medical education requirement of two hours every two years of controlled substance prescribing to include the Tennessee Chronic Pain Guidelines."
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
or via ZOOM webinar
CME: 2.0 hours of AOA Category 1-A and AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™
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.
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).
Health care providers involved in the management of pain.
Clinicians in attendance will have an opportunity to acquire the following information:
- Accurately assess patients with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
- Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
- Initiate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks.
- Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
- Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose.
- Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids.
- Demonstrate working knowledge and ability to access general and specific information about opioids, especially those in your practice.
AGENDA for Wednesday December 5, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 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
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) and the AOA Council on Continuing Education (CCME) designate 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 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.
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
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- 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)
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- Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/print
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