Pain Management and the Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care

October 22, 2020

This activity will use case-based discussions and patient scenarios to help clinicians to:

  • apply CDC recommendations for safer and more effective prescription of opioids
  • employ risk mitigation strategies for opioid prescribing
  • recognize and treat opioid use disorder

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge of the use of medications for the management of OUD
  • Gain a better understanding of CDC recommendations, risk and benefits of prescription opioids, non-opioid treatment options, patient communication and risk mitigation.
  • Identify risk factors, opioid medications, and interactions.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/22/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
10/22/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/22/2020 - 9:00am
Rating: 
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Jane M. Liebschutz, MD MPH FACP
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine (with Tenure)
UPMC Endowed Chair of Translational Medicine and Research
UPMC Health System
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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 entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

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 designates this [replace with applicable format: live, enduring or blended] activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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