Identifying Opioid Abuse in Chronic Pain Patients

This course will cover how to identify opioid abuse in chronic pain patients, identifying abuse risk and techniques for maximizing accuracy.

Target Audience

Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Neurology, Rheumatology, and Emergency Medicine

Learning Objectives


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

  1. Identify aberrant opioid behaviors and assign them an appropriate level of risk.
  2. Choose an optimal form of urine drug screening and appropriately interpret it
  3. Access the WI Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and interpret patient risk based on its data
  4. Appropriately administer and interpret opioid abuse risk questionnaires.
  5. Stratify opioid abuse risk based on history, physical, aberrant behaviors, urine drug screening, and abuse risk questionnaire assessments
Additional information
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
Course opens: 
08/16/2018
Course expires: 
08/16/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
5

Faculty

 Michael McNett, MD; Advocate Aurora Health 
 

Disclosure

The planners and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no financial relationships with any commercial interests to be disclosed.

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 internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 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 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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This course is available to Advocate Aurora Health 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  Advocate Aurora Health CME Office at cme@aah.org