Responsible Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Continuing Education Course (MED-1009)

October 21, 2021

This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for the two-hour continuing education course on the responsible opioid prescribing guidelines per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. (Ref # MED-1009)

Target Audience

This course is designed physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with a current DEA certificate and who prescribe opioids for pain management.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe appropriate patient assessment for treatment with ER/LA opioid analgesics,.
  • Evaluate risks and potential benefits of ER/LA therapy, as well as possible misuse.
  • Apply proper methods to initiate therapy, modify dose, and discontinue use of ER/LA opioid analgesics.
  • Monitor patients prescribed opioids for benefit and harm.
  • Employ methods to counsel patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal.
  • Safely discontinue opioids when there is too little benefit or too much risk and harm.
Additional information
AttachmentSize
PDF icon MEB_Guidelines_v3.pdf176.14 KB

Contact

Name: 
Office of Continuing & Professional Education
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4900
Email: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
10/21/2021
Course expires: 
10/31/2021
Event starts: 
10/21/2021 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
10/21/2021 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Virtual Meeting
WI
United States

Gwynne Kirchen, MD

Assistant Professor

Anesthesiology


Disclosure:
No relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests

This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for the two-hour continuing education course on the responsible opioid prescribing guidelines per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. (Ref # MED-1009)

Physicians:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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