Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits
Sponsored by The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, this newly updated course is designed to meet the FDA’s Opioid Analgesic REMS.
The course curriculum is fully compliant with the FDA’s September 2018 FDA Blueprint for Opioid Analgesic REMS Education and the 2022 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain. This session also meets many states’ requirements for controlled substances CE.
The curriculum was developed by the Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE) http://core-rems.org and is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies (RPC).
Hospice Medical Directors
By the end of this session, you will be able to:
• Describe the pathophysiology of pain and how that relates to pain management
• Accurately assess patients in pain and create a safe and effective treatment plan
• Identify non-pharmacologic pain treatment strategies
• Initiate and manage risk for patients on opioid therapy
• Recognize behaviors of opioid use disorder (OUD)
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All editors, faculty and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
*An ineligible company is defined as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
Kathleen Broglio, DNP ANP-BC
Joe Shega, MD
Julie Tanner, BSN RN-BC CHPN
Julie Bruno, MSW LCSW
Julie Tanner, BSN RN-BC CHPN
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion includes attesting to meaningful activity participation and completion/submission of activity evaluation within the time frame designated.
Evaluation period closes May 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM CT for claiming CME credit.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The Impact of DEI on My Journey Through Palliative Care (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:
• Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
• This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyTM (MOCA®) program, 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, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program.
• Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 2.50 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 ABIM or ABP MOC credit. By submitting your evaluation, you grant AAHPM permission to submit completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting respective BOARD MOC program credit or points as applicable.
Evaluation period closes May 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM CT for claiming MOC credit.
- 2.50 ABA MOC
- 2.50 ABIM MOC
- 2.50 ABP MOC
- 2.50 ABS MOC
- 2.50 CME (physician only)
- 2.50 Participation