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Enhance your knowledge of opioid and non-opioid pain management, safe opioid prescribing and substance misuse treatment.

Learn now and fulfill your state-mandated Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits.

 This symposium has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

 Release Date:  August 1, 2020

Expiration Date:  August 1, 2023

(Please note that credit will no longer be issued for this activity after this date)

Media Type:  Internet Enduring Material Activity

Completion Time:  6.50 hours

Registration Fee:  FREE

Target Audience:

This symposium is designed for prescribers of controlled substances including physicians, nurse practitioners and any other interested health care professionals.

Speakers:

  1. 00:00:00 – David Weber, MD – Introduction
  2. 00:01:10 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Bringing Pain Management to a Different Height of Safety
  3. 00:52:00 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Weak Long-term Effectiveness for Chronic pain, but Strong Opioid-Related Harms
  4. 01:38:20 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Policies Addressing Opioid Prescribing
  5. 02:42:30 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Addiction Medicine
  6. 03:19:00 – Ryan Stanton, MD – The Opioid Epidemic and Acute Pain Management
  7. 04:16:10 – John Blackburn, MD – Multi-Modal Perioperative Pain Management
  8. 04:47:20 – Jason Fogg, DO – KASPER:  Requirements Interpretation and Application
  9. 05:11:35 – David Weber, MD – Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Kentucky

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the physiology of pain
  • Review the management of acute and chronic pain
  • Discuss awareness about the side effects of opioids and lack of superiority compared to non-opioid
  • Review the status and toll of the opioid epidemic
  • Review Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Management (ALTO) with regard to acute pain management
  • Recognize addiction and steps forward
  • Examine the emphasis placed on pain management over the past 25 years
  • Discuss the burden of opioid therapy
  • Assess the role of pain management in the perioperative surgical home
  • Review KASPER basics
  • Interpret the information on the KASPER report, including the drug conviction data
  • Examine the KASPER report on clinical cases to make informed medical decisions
  • Assess the risk of prescribing and identifying the medical necessity
  • Demonstrate the proper documentation of patient compliance
  • Describe the rationale for continued opioid maintenance

Instructions for Participation and Credit:

To receive credit you are required to:

  • Review video content located on the “Course Registration/Quiz” tab of this page
  • Score at least 80% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the video,
  • Complete the activity evaluation (accessible via the Survey Monkey link following the video),
  • Submit the CME/CE registration and evaluation.

After completion of the activity, a certificate will be sent to you via your preferred retrieval method as listed on the evaluation. If you have questions about the participation process, please e-mail CME@pikevillehospital.org or call (606)218-3931.

 

Accreditation Statement

Physicians

Pikeville Medical Center is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Pikeville Medical Center designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Pikeville Medical Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing as a continuing medical education provider and will award 7.8 nursing contact hours for this program.

KBN provider number 4-0042-12-20-0017. “Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.”

All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation upon request.

Disclaimer

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts, whose input is included in this activity, are their own and do not represent Pikeville Medical Center endorsement. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combinations of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacological therapy to patients.

Special Needs Statement

If you have special needs, please contact our office and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Pikeville Medical Center Faculty:

David Weber, MD, FIPP, DABIPP
Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP
Jason Fogg, DO
John Blackburn, MD

Guest Faculty:

Ryan A. Stanton, MD, FACEP
Emergency Physician
Baptist Health Lexington
Lexington, KY

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

It is the policy at Pikeville Medical Center for individuals who are in a position to control the content of an educational activity to disclose to the learners all relevant financial relationships that they have with any commercial interest that provides products or services that may be relevant to the content of this continuing medical education activity.  For this purpose, we consider relationships of the person involved in the CME activity to include financial relationships of a spouse or partner.

The intend of this policy is to ensure that PMC certified CME activities promote quality, are based on valid content, and are independent of control from commercial interest and free of commercial bias.  Peer review is conducted of all presentations in which faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship, or speaking off-label.

Faculty Reporting Financial Relationship with a commercial interest:

Faculty Name                                      Name of Commercial Interest            Role

Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP             Glead Sciences, Inc.                               Advisory Board

Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP             Allergan Pharmaceuticals                        Consultant

 

The following Course Faculty and Planning Committee have reported having no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the content of this educational activity:

Course Faculty:

David Weber, MD, FIPP, DABIPP
Jason Fogg, DO
John Blackburn, MD
Ryan A. Stanton, MD, FACEP

Planning Committee:

Amanda Benedict, Medical Education Coordinator
Brenda Adams, Director, Continuing Medical Education
Carol Slone, RN, Staff Development Specialist
Jennifer Renee’ Caudill, Pain Management Practice Manager

Investigational and/or Off-Label Use of Commercial Products or Devices Pikeville Medical Center requires all faculty to disclose any planned discussion of an investigational and/or off-label use of a pharmaceutical product or device within their presentation.  Devices or drugs still in clinical trials should be identified as such and should not be portrayed as standard, accepted therapy.

Jason Fogg, DO has disclosed that his presentation will include the discussion of off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved), products or procedures.

Commercial Support: 

There is no commercial support associated with this activity.

Once you click the "continue" button below, you will be forwarded to a page that will allow you to view the CME course content.

System Requirements:

Your computer must have access to Youtube and be capable of playing Youtube videos.

Important:

After the video, you must successfully complete a quiz to ensure that you understand the material presented in the seminar. For proof of completion, we strongly suggest you print your test results page as it includes your confirmation number.


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PDF Course Presentations

thumbnail of 1 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Bringing Pain Management to a Different Height of Safety

1 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Bringing Pain Management to a Different Height of Safety

thumbnail of 2 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Weak Long-term Effectiveness for Chronic pain, but Strong Opioid-Related Harms

2 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Weak Long-term Effectiveness for Chronic pain, but Strong Opioid-Related Harms

thumbnail of 3 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Policies Addressing Opioid Prescribing

3 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Policies Addressing Opioid Prescribing

thumbnail of 4 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Addiction Medicine

4 – Fadi Al Akhrass – Addiction Medicine

thumbnail of 5 – Ryan Stanton – The Opioid Epidemic and Acute Pain Management

5 – Ryan Stanton – The Opioid Epidemic and Acute Pain Management

thumbnail of 6 – John Blackburn – Multi-Modal Perioperative Pain Management

6-John-Blackburn-Multi-Modal-Perioperative-Pain-Management.pdf

thumbnail of 7 – Jason Fogg – KASPER Requirements, Interpretation, and Application

7 – Jason Fogg – KASPER Requirements, Interpretation, and Application

thumbnail of 8 – David Weber – Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Kentucky

8 – David Weber – Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Kentucky

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