Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Alternatives to Opioids in Treating Acute and Chronic Pain

This course meets the 2018 and 2019 requirements.

This CME education provides the participant with a comprehensive education on non-opioid treatments for both acute and chronic pain. Treatments involved include medications, behavioral, physical modalities, integrative medicine, and procedures for pain. This course meets the MEB guidelines for mandatory opioid-related education, because it provides instruction on how to effectively treat pain without relying on opioids.

This activity 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. 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Allied Health Professionals, Nurses, Social Workers, Professional Staff

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Understand how opioids should be used only as a last resort in treating acute and chronic pain
  2. Identify which non-opioid medications and techniques should be used for treating acute pain
  3. Identify which non-opioid medications and techniques should be used for treating chronic pain
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
Course opens: 
04/05/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty

Course Director: Michael McNett, MD; Aurora Health Care

Disclosure

It is the policy of Aurora Health Care Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored education activities.  All participating faculty, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program.  Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest.  All faculty and planning committee members have attested that their financial relationships do not affect their ability to present well-balanced evidence-based content for this activity. 

No faculty, presenters, planners, or anyone controlling content have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.  

This activity 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. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/05/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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