Management of chronic pain in people on opioids with concerning behaviors 3.15.22

March 15, 2022

Target Audience

Physicians

Learning Objectives

Manage chronic pain in people on opioids with opioid misuse behaviors/suspected opioid use disorder Manage acute and chronic pain in people with opioid use disorder on/off opioid agonist therapy

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    • 1.50 Opioid Education
    • 1.50 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/29/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2022
Event starts: 
03/15/2022 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
03/15/2022 - 7:30pm EDT

Title:  Management of chronic pain in people on opioids with concerning behaviors

6pm: Welcome/introductions, challenging cases

6:05pm: Objective 1 Review treatment algorithms for managing chronic pain

6:15pm: Objective 2 Review concerning behaviors around long-term opioid therapy in primary care

6:25pm: Objective 3 Discuss complex persistent opioid dependence

6:35pm: Objective 4 Understand use of buprenorphine in managing chronic pain

6:45pm: Small group break-out to discuss changes to clinical practice and challenging cases

7:10pm: Large group discussion around clinical practice changes and challenging cases

7:25pm: Feedback

7:30pm Adjourn

Payel Roy, MD

Faculty Disclosure 

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose. 

Accreditation and credit designation 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physician (CME) 

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   

Other Healthcare Professionals 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

This activity has been designated as and qualifies for Opioid Education and Patient Safety-Risk Management Credit. 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    • 1.50 Opioid Education
    • 1.50 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 1.50 Attendance
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