Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

This program provides participants with a comprehensive review of the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board’s (MEB) Opioid Prescribing Guidelines (released July 2016), including the rationale behind opioid guidelines in general, as well as that of each of the MEB’s specific guidelines.  A prescriber practicing according to these guidelines will be providing the best evidence-based treatments for patients needing pain relief.  In addition, thanks to a clear understanding of the guidelines, prescribers can be confident that their opioid prescribing protocols remain in compliance with state licensure statutes

This activity has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board (MEB) as an educational course related to the opioid prescribing guidelines issued by the board under s. 440.035 (2m), Stats. For Wisconsin-licensed physicians with a DEA number, this activity meets the requirement under s. Med 13.02 (1g) (a) and (1r) (a) as the minimum of 2 hours related to the guidelines of the 30 hours of continuing medical education required for licensure every two years.

Target Audience

The audience for this course includes physicians and APPs who require a DEA license to prescribe.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the problems associated with drug diversion, misuse, addiction, and overdose deaths.
  2. Identify the rationale behind each of the Wisconsin MEB opioid prescribing guidelines for the treatment of acute as well as chronic pain.
  3. Recognize opioid abuse and intervene to wean patients from opioids both for aberrant behavior and for lack of benefit.
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: 
11/20/2016
Course expires: 
11/20/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty

Course Director: Michael McNett, MD; Aurora Health Care
Tim Westlake, MD; Wisconsin Examining Board

Disclosures

As an accredited provider of the WI Medical Society, Aurora Health Care must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities.  Course Directors, planning committees, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to participants of the educational activity.  An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.

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 (MEB) as an educational course related to the opioid prescribing guidelines issued by the board under s. 440.035 (2m), Stats. For Wisconsin-licensed physicians with a DEA number, this activity meets the requirement under s. Med 13.02 (1g) (a) and (1r) (a) as the minimum of 2 hours related to the guidelines of the 30 hours of continuing medical education required for licensure every two years.
 

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: 
11/20/2016
Course expires: 
11/20/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00

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This course is available to Aurora Health Care providers (employed and independent) and caregivers only. If you are not already logged in, please use "Aurora Login" to access the course.  If you need help enrolling or logging in, please contact the Aurora CPD Office at CPDDepartment@aurora.org or at (414) 219-5490.