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
This symposium is designed for prescribers of controlled substances including physicians, nurse practitioners and any other interested health care professionals.
- 00:00:00 – David Weber, MD – Introduction
- 00:01:10 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Bringing Pain Management to a Different Height of Safety
- 00:52:00 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Weak Long-term Effectiveness for Chronic pain, but Strong Opioid-Related Harms
- 01:38:20 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Policies Addressing Opioid Prescribing
- 02:42:30 – Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, MBA, FACP – Addiction Medicine
- 03:19:00 – Ryan Stanton, MD – The Opioid Epidemic and Acute Pain Management
- 04:16:10 – John Blackburn, MD – Multi-Modal Perioperative Pain Management
- 04:47:20 – Jason Fogg, DO – KASPER: Requirements Interpretation and Application
- 05:11:35 – David Weber, MD – Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Kentucky
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.
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.
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.
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
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