This on-demand course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for continuing education on responsible opioid prescribing per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. This course will need to be combined with additional education to meet the two-hour requirement.
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.
Speaker: John Rather, JD, General Counsel, Wisconsin Medical Society
Special Note: During the post-live-presentation questions.
Release Date (enduring material): December 19, 2016
Expiration date: December 31, 2019
Learn about new Wisconsin regulations (2015-2017) related to the prescribing of opioids and other controlled substances that will affect physician practices. In this webinar, Attorney Rather will discuss the new regulations and the ways in which they impact Wisconsin physician practices including risk management strategies to reduce potential liability.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the laws and regulations that govern the prescribing of opioid analgesics for pain control.
2. Identify steps in their regular practice to mitigate the risks of opioid prescribing and minimize the incidence of prescription drug diversion, misuse, addiction and overdose deaths.
3. Utilize the Wisconsin Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to improve patient care.
Method of Participation
This course consists of a synchronized audio of the recorded lecture. Prior to viewing the presentation, participants must complete a brief pre-test. After viewing the presentation, 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.