Responsible Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Continuing Education Course - MCW (MED-1003)

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.

*Courses 3 & 4 of Fast Facts, once completed, meet Wisconsin requirements for required CME for safe opioid prescribing medical education. 

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

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

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 2.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse Practitioner continuing education.  Provider Number: 150930


Target Audience

Opioid prescribers in the state of Wisconsin

Learning Objectives

  1. Define addiction, opioid abuse, involuntary diversion and voluntary diversion and be able to distinguish these terms from physical dependence and opioid tolerance.
  2. Describe at least two evidence-based screening tools for identifying opioid misuse and abuse in seriously ill patients.
  3. Safely manage the symptoms of opioid withdrawal when opioids are discontinued.
  4. Describe starting doses for two oral and two parenteral opioids in palliative care.
  5. List three opioid equi-analgesic and dose escalation principles.
  6. Describe three principles of writing opioid prescription orders in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Rose Hackbarth
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-4634
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.
  • 2.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.
Course opens: 
01/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Parent activity set: 

In accordance with the ACCME® standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sean Marks, MD
David Weissman, MD
Drew Rosielle, MD

In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved:

AuthorCompanyRole
Frank FerrisValeant/SalixAuthor
Bridget ProtusOptum Hospice PharmacyAuthor
Debra GordonPaciraAuthor
April ZehmIntefritas Communicaitons and Global Education GroupAuthor
 

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.

*Courses 3 & 4 of Fast Facts, once completed, meet Wisconsin requirements for required CME for safe opioid prescribing medical education. 

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

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

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 2.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse Practitioner continuing education.  Provider Number: 150930

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.
  • 2.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2017
Course expires: 
12/31/2019