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Mitigating the Risk of Prescription Opioid Misuse in the Management of Acute and Chronic Painful Conditions: Part 1 - Introduction, History, and Shared Guidelines

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This compendium of hard-to-find state-required credits, common primary care clinical presentations, and business management topics provides 40 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  and 31 Nursing Contact Hours. It also offers 4 ABIM MOC points. Available in a convenient and cost-effective 2-year subscription.

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Format

Monograph

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

September 1, 2017

Expires

December 31, 2019

Date of Last Review

November 2017

Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 / ABIM MOC Part II Point
1.00 / CE for Nurses

An important note about ABIM MOC Part II points
Successful completion of this CME activity enables eligible participants to earn up to 1.00 ABIM-Part II Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. To claim MOC points, follow these easy steps:

Step 1: After completing this activity, select "AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM/ABIM MOC point(s)" on the Claim Credit page.

Step 2: Enter your ABIM ID number and day and month of birth in the pop-up box that will appear. Be sure to check the box to attest that myCME may send your MOC points to ABIM. myCME will store your data, so if you have submitted MOC points through myCME for other activities, you will need only to attest that myCME may send the information.

Step 3: Click the blue "View Certificate in Profile" button. Your MOC points will be sent to your ABIM account within 24 hours.

Program Description

The goals of this activity are to discuss the epidemiology and societal impact of the current prescription opioid epidemic, describe the current opioid epidemic in its historical context and explain why opioid prescribing guidelines have been developed, and outline the rationale behind each of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) opioid prescribing guideline recommendations and explain how these may differ from individual State Medical Examining Board Guidelines (with a specific focus on Wisconsin).

This activity includes information necessary to meet the Opioid Prescribing, Addiction, and Pain Management state-required CME.

Accredited Provider



Provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology and societal impact of the current prescription opioid epidemic
  • Describe the current opioid epidemic in its historical context and explain why opioid prescribing guidelines have been developed
  • Outline the rationale behind each of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) opioid prescribing guideline recommendations and explain how these may differ from individual State Medical Examining Board Guidelines (with a specific focus on Wisconsin)

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity under the Faculty heading below.

Faculty

David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM
Medical Director
Addiction Services
Ascension Wisconsin All Saints

Dr. Galbis-Reig's spouse owns stock options in Abbot, Abbvie, and Hospira.

Accredited Provider Disclosures

The planners, managers, and editors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, MBA, MSN, RN, and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP have nothing to disclose.

Peer reviewers also have no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM  . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

1.00

Type

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.00 contact hour.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM /ABIM MOC point(s)

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Part II
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Media

Internet

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving credit for this activity. During the period September 1, 2017 through December 31, 2019, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity; and 3) complete the post-test and the evaluation form.

To answer the questions, click on your selected choice for each answer then proceed to the next question. Once completed, click on "Get Results" at the bottom of the page. Your post-test will automatically be graded.

If you successfully complete the post-test (score of 75% or higher), your certificate will be made available immediately. Click on View Certificate and print the certificate for your records. If you receive a score of 74% or less, you will receive a message notifying you that you did not pass the post-test. You may retake the post-test until successful.

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