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


Course details

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 2.00
  • Hours of Participation: 2.00
  • Course opens: Sun, Jan 01 2017
  • Course expires: Tue, Dec 31 2019
  • Cost: $0.00

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.

Faculty & credentials

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:

Author Company Role
Frank Ferris Valeant/Salix Author
Bridget Protus Optum Hospice Pharmacy Author
Debra Gordon Pacira Author
April Zehm Intefritas Communicaitons and Global Education Group Author
 
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Professionalism
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name:: 
Rose Hackbarth
Phone Number:: 
+1 (414) 805-4634
Email:: 
rhackbar@mcw.edu
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