Decision Points: Advanced Management of Elbow Pain

CMEO Webcast

Premiere Date: Friday, May 28, 2021

This activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (CME)
  2. Pharmacists (ACPE)
  3. ABIM (MOC)
  4. Other


All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Credit Expiration Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022

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Faculty


Dominic A. Hegarty, BSc, BMedSc, MB, MSc (Pain Management), PhD, FCARSCI, FFPMCAI, FIPP
Dominic A. Hegarty, BSc, BMedSc, MB, MSc (Pain Management), PhD, FCARSCI, FFPMCAI, FIPP 
Consultant in Pain Management & Neuromodulation
Mater Private Hospital, Cork, Ireland
Honorary Consultant, Guy's & St. Thomas’ Hospital, London
Clinical Lead, Neuromodulation Research, Tyndall National Institute, UCC
President-Elect, World Institute of Pain (WIP)

Statement of Need

In this interactive CMEO BriefCase, learners will meet Tom, a 44-year-old man who presents with persistent pain of over 3 months duration that intensifies with elbow flexion and wrist extension. Dr. Hegarty will guide learners through an appropriate assessment of the pain and work through decision points of the case to develop a multimodal treatment strategy with the goal of restoring function and quality of life.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Assess patients using validated tools to determine the nature of pain to best direct treatment.
  • Design a treatment plan using pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.

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

  • Identify ways to assess patients using validated tools to determine the nature of pain to best direct treatment.
  • Describe a treatment plan using pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.

Financial Support

Supported by an educational grant from BioWave

Target Audience

Physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists

Credit Information

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

CME Outfitters, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacists (CPE):
ACPE CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 0.5 contact hours (0.05 CEUs) Universal Activity Number:
Enduring: 0376-0000-21-104-H08-P

Type: Knowledge-based

ABIM/MOC Credit:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.5 medical knowledge MOC points 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.

Learning Format
Enduring material

ABPN MOC:
ABPN Diplomates may select any CME activity relevant to their practice to count towards ABPN MOC requirements.

Royal College MOC:
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME's "CME in Support of MOC" program in Section 3 of the Royal College's MOC Program.

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.

Note to Nurse Practitioners: Nurse Practitioners can apply for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Nurse practitioners can also apply for credit through their state boards.

Note to PAs: PAs may claim a maximum of 0.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Post-tests, credit request forms, and activity evaluations must be completed online (requires free account activation), and participants can print their certificate or statement of credit immediately (75% pass rate required). This website supports all browsers except Internet Explorer for Mac. For complete technical requirements and privacy policy, visit https://www.cmeoutfitters.com/privacy-and-confidentiality-policy.

Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of 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. Hegarty reports that he receives unrestricted educational grants from Grunenthal to University College Cork. He is on the speakers bureau for Epimed/Racz Workshops; Medtronic and Platform-14. He is a consultant for Capri Medical and Platform-14. He receives other financial or material support as Honorary Treasurer and Board Member, World Institute of Pain (WIP).

Michael J. Franks, MSN, AGACNP-BC, FNP, BC (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Evan Luberger (planning committee) 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.

Faculty of this CE activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. The faculty have been informed of their responsibility to disclose to the audience if they will be discussing off-label or investigational uses (any uses not approved by the FDA) of products or devices.

Post-tests, credit request forms, and activity evaluations must be completed online (requires free account activation), and participants can print their certificate or statement of credit immediately (75% pass rate required). This website supports all browsers except Internet Explorer for Mac. For complete technical requirements and privacy policy, visit https://www.cmeoutfitters.com/privacy-and-confidentiality-policy.

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