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

This course meets the 2018 - 2019 WI MEB opioid education requirements.

This course 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: 
5

Faculty

Course Director: 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 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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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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 Advocate Aurora CME Office at cme@aurora.org or at (414) 219-5490.