2021 Controlled Substances Prescribing and Abatement of the Opioid Epidemic

October 8, 2021

Visit http://dcomalumni.LMUnet.edu/2021HomecomingCME for more information and to register!

Join us for the "2021 Controlled Substances Prescribing and Abatement of the Opioid Epidemic" CME program, to be held in conjunction with Lincoln Memorial University's Annual Homecoming Celebration.

Attendees may register to attend in person in Harrogate, in person in Knoxville or virtually. You do not need to be an LMU graduate to attend! Registration fee is $25, and the course meets the state of Tennessee proper prescribing requirements.

Please review and adhere to any applicable LMU COVID-19 policies and protocols while on campus. Current mitigation efforts are outlined online at https://www.lmunet.edu/covid/index.php. LMU will continue to monitor the pandemic, and will modify the policy when and where appropriate.

If you will be attending the CME conference virtually, links to join the conference online will be emailed to virtual participants the week of the conference. The CME session will be recorded and the video will be available for one month following the conference.

CME Credit


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

UNE COM 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 accreditation requirements and policies of the ACCME through the joint providership of University of New England and LMU-DCOM. University of New England is accredited by the Maine Medical Association 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. 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.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners

Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/08/2021 - 1:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/08/2021 - 3:00pm EDT
Multiple Attendance Options Available
United States

Three attendance options:

In person in Harrogate, TN (DCOM 305)
In person in Knoxville, TN (DCOMK 133/134)

Held in conjunction with LMU's Annual Homecoming Celebration

David Edwards, MD, PhD David Edwards, MD, PhD | Pain Medicine Division Chief, Vanderbilt University

 Dr. David Edwards is an anesthesiologist and pain management physician at Vanderbilt University.
 He is the division chief of pain medicine there and oversees 11 specialty clinics and inpatient
 services including those that treat patients with acute and chronic pain, surgical pain, addiction, adult
 and pediatrics, and in urban and rural centers. He researches non-opioid strategies for treating pain.
 He directs a medical school course teaching students about pain, policy, and addiction, hoping to
 help others incorporate evidence-based strategies to better treat patients and abate the opioid
 epidemic. He is the current president of the Tennessee Pain Society and works to influence policy to
 the benefit of patients.

 There is no financial relationship to disclose.


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Visit http://dcomalumni.LMUnet.edu/2021HomecomingCME for more information and to register!