Our education is approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board to meet the 
Opioid Prescribing Guideline CME requirement

Choose to meet this educational requirement by attending a live session, or by taking an on-demand course:

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Responsible Opioid Prescribing On-Demand Course
$60/per learner

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Credit Available:

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
ABIM MOC Points
ABP MOC Points

Prescription opioids are the leading cause of injury death in the U.S. Responsible opioid prescribing is an important part of any medical practice. This activity is designed to address evidence based safe opioid prescribing practices and protocol for opioid treated chronic pain patients.

This education meets the Wisconsin licensing requirements for opioid prescribing continuing medical education.  The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing guidelines was established to help providers make informed decisions about acute and chronic pain treatment -pain lasting longer than three months or past the time of normal tissue healing. The guideline encourages providers to implement best practices for responsible prescribing which includes prescribing the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible duration for post-operative care and acutely-injured patients.

  IPMA Faculty

Karen A. Hulbert, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Cheri L. Olson, MD
Associate Director
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency

  Commercial Support

None

Credit

This activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designations

The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Responsible Opioid Prescribing, from 02/01/2017 - 02/01/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  2.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.5 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.

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 2.5 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.

 

  Learning Objectives

  • Order and interpret urine drug tests for monitoring appropriate opioid use
  • Define the role of a controlled substances agreement in opioid prescribing
  • Perform a risk assessment on a patient for whom opioids are being considered
  • Identify factors that increase and decrease mortality in patients being prescribed opioids for pain
  • Gain references and resources to further study best opioid prescribing practices