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Precise Prescribing: Applying the Science of Pain to Treatment Decisions

CMEO Medical Meeting

Symposium Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

This activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (CME)
  2. Nurses (CNE)
  3. Pharmacists (ACPE)
  4. ABIM (MOC)
  5. Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  6. Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  7. Other

All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢

Credit Expiration Date: Monday, March 30, 2020

Faculty


Hassan R. Mir, MD, MBA Hassan R. Mir, MD, MBA 
Director of Orthopaedic Residency Program
University of South Florida
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma Research
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Professor
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Co-provided by

USF CME Outfitters

Statement of Need

Evaluating patients with acute and chronic pain can be daunting, as the nervous system is complex. Appropriate prescribing for acute and chronic pain in the midst of the opioid epidemic requires that front-line prescribers have a strong knowledge of pain pathways and underlying mechanisms to optimize treatment decision-making.

This CME Outfitters symposium will integrate 3-D modeling to bring pain and addiction mechanisms to life in order to promote a better understanding of evolving pain management strategies. Faculty will provide best practice strategies for the clinical assessment and management of acute and chronic pain aligned to supporting evidence and recommendations to guide safe and effective pharmacological and non-pharmacologic treatment choices.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of acute and chronic pain pathways and underlying mechanisms to clinical assessment and appropriate management of pain.
  • Upon evaluation of current clinical workflow for opioid prescribing, incorporate two best practice strategies to optimize safe and competent prescribing and minimize potential for abuse and diversion.
  • Educate patients about their pain to optimize safe and effective, multimodal treatment plans.

The following learning objectives pertain only to those requesting CNE credit:

  • Describe how acute and chronic pain pathways and underlying mechanisms apply to clinical assessment and appropriate management of pain.
  • Identify best practice strategies to optimize safe and competent prescribing and minimize potential for abuse and diversion.
  • Explain how to educate patients about their pain to optimize safe and effective, multimodal treatment plans.

Financial Support

Supported by an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who manage patients with acute and chronic pain.

Credit Information

CME Credit (Physicians):
USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP Credit (American Association of Nurse Practitioners):
This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19023590. This activity was planned in a accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

AAPA Credit (American Academy of Physician Assistants):
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid for one year from 03/30/19. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

CNE Credit (Nurses):
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15510, for 1 contact hour.

CPE Credit (Pharmacists):
ACPE CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 1 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) Universal Activity Number:
Live: 0376-0000-19-015-L01-P

Type: Knowledge-based

ABIM/MOC Credit: MOC Points available for Internal Medicine and General Medicine Board Certified Physicians.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Within 60 days of the end of the activity, ABIM MOC Points will be reported on your behalf.

For information about ACCME accreditation and ABIM MOC for this activity, please email cpdsupport@health.usf.edu.
Learning Format: Live activity

By providing your ABIM number, you consent to have CME Outfitters and/or our educational partners submit your participation in this activity to the ABIM through the ACCME PARS system.

MIPS Improvement Activity: This activity counts towards MIPS Improvement Activity requirements under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Clinicians should submit their improvement activities by attestation via the CMS Quality Payment Program website.

USF Health is an approved provider of continuing education credits for Dentist licensees by the Florida Board of Dentistry. This activity has been reviewed and approved for up to 1 contact hours. Licensee numbers are required prior to the issuance of certificates for Florida dentists.

Post-tests, credit request forms, and activity evaluation must be completed onsite.

Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of USF Health and CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has evaluated, identified, and attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest through a rigorous content validation procedure, use of evidence-based data/research, and a multidisciplinary peer review process. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.

Dr. Mir reports that he is a consultant for OrthoGrid Systems, Inc.; Smith & Nephew; StabilizOrtho; Tried Medical; Zimmer Biomet.

Jeffrey Helfand, DO (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Mae Ochoa, Rph (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Jan Perez (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Sharon Tordoff (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Disclosures were obtained from the CME Outfitters, LLC staff: No disclosures to report.

Disclosures were obtained from the USF Health staff: No disclosures to report.

CME Outfitters, LLC, USF Health, and the faculty do not endorse the use of any product outside of the FDA labeled indications. Medical professionals should not utilize the procedures, products, or diagnosis techniques discussed during this activity without evaluation of their patient for contraindications or dangers of use.

Questions about this activity? Call us at 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).


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