Alternatives to Opioids in Treating Acute and Chronic Pain
Release Date (enduring material): April 30, 2018
Expiration date: April 30, 2021
This on-demand course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for the two-hour continuing education course on responsible opioid prescribing per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.
This activity has been pre-approved for ABIM, ABA, ABP, and ABPath MOC Part II credit. Approval for MOC Part II credit by other ABMS Boards may be found here. Participants who complete the activity by Dec. 3, 2018, will have their MOC credit submitted for 2018; after Dec. 3, 2018, MOC credits will be submitted for 2019.
This activity requires completion of a brief pre-test prior to start time. Please plan accordingly.
Speaker: Michael McNett, MD, Medical Director for Chronic Pain, Aurora Greater Milwaukee South, WI and Physician Faculty, Opioid Prescribing Education Wisconsin Medical Society
Many providers have asked, “Now that I know that I should avoid opioids as much as possible, what am I supposed to do about patients’ pain?” This program was developed to help meet that need. Optimizing non-opioid treatment for pain provides patients the safest and most effective pain treatment possible, promoting patient satisfaction and outcomes.
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
- Why opioids should be used only as a last resort in treating acute and chronic pain.
- Non-opioid medications and techniques for treating acute pain.
- Non-opioid medications and techniques for treating chronic pain.
Method of Participation
Participants view the presentation and listen to the synchronized audio of the recorded lecture. After completing the activity, participants must complete an evaluation and a post-test in which they must answer at least 75% of the answers correctly in order to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The participant cannot proceed to request credit until this score is achieved.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for questions related to the educational content.
This activity is designed for Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Allied Health Professionals, Nurses, Social Workers, Professional Staff.
No commercial support was used in creating this educational activity.
ADA Compliance Statement:
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Wisconsin Medical Society seeks to make this activity accessible to all. If you have a disability, which might require special accommodations, please call 608.442.3800.
Registration is not refundable. If you are unable to participate in an activity for which you are registered, you may have a substitute participate in your place.
|2 ABA MOC Part II Credit This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and SelfAssessment
of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements. Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn 2 MOC points in the ABA MOCA 2.0 program.
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program®, MOCA® and MOCA 2.0® are registered certification marks of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.
|2 ABIM MOC Part II Credit Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2 MOC points 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.
|2 ABP MOC Part II Credit Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual
assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 2 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is
the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the
purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
|2 ABPath MOC Part II Credit 2 ABPath MOC Part II Credit Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 2 Lifelong Learning (Part II) credit of the American Board of Pathology (ABPath) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABPath MOC credit.
|2 MOC Part II Credit Application for MOC Part II credit has been filed with the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) for approval by ABMS Member Boards. See course description for more information.
|2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (Enduring) The Wisconsin Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Wisconsin Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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