Drug Screening for Opioid Therapy

This course describes challenges in drug testing patients on opioid for chronic pain. We recommend specific tests, and discuss possible results and actions that may be taken based on those results. Advice for inconsistent drug screen results is also discussed.

This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for a continuing education course on the responsible opioid prescribing guidelines per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. Number of Credits Approved: 0.50

Target Audience

This course is intended for all physicians.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the AAH Opioid Prescribing Procedure
  • Specify drug screening frequency for different risk categories
  • Discuss challenges and limitations of various drug screens
  • List the recommendations for Urine Drug Screens to monitor patients on opioid therapy
  • Identify actions to take for inconsistent drug screens

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.50 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 0.50 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
04/22/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty

Diana Bottari, DO; Advocate Aurora Health
Robert Belter, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Leslie Shapiro; Advocate Aurora Health
Donna Clarke; Advocate Aurora Health

 

Disclosure

The planner(s) and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

 

Accreditation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for a continuing education course on the responsible opioid prescribing guidelines per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. Number of Credits Approved: 0.50

Available Credit

  • 0.50 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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.50 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 0.50 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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