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CME Course

Opioid and Pain Management CME: Guidelines, Research and Treatments

Enhance your knowledge of opioid and non-opioid pain management, safe opioid prescribing and substance misuse treatment. Learn now and fulfill your state-mandated Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits.

CME 24.25 Credits

Reversing the nation's opioid epidemic starts with you. With opioid misuse on the rise, medical professionals need to stay on top of the latest guidelines and best practices for pain management now more than ever. This comprehensive list of CME activities will enable you to meet your state requirements around opioid analgesics while gaining critical knowledge about acute and chronic pain management, substance misuse treatment, overdose prevention, pain treatment and medical and adult-use marijuana.

This course is relevant for U.S. and Worldwide Physicians, Medical Students, Residents, Nurses, Physician Assistants and other Allied Health Professionals who participate in the diagnosis, prescribing, and treatment of patients.

Start today and gain a greater understanding of ways to help your patients cope with a substance use disorder or chronic pain. Topics you will learn about as part of this online CME course include:

  1. Opioid Guidelines and Reviews - To develop prescribing practices based on expert reviews and guidelines
  2. Opioid Research - To understand the scope and range of the latest research in opioid treatment
  3. Non-Opioid Pain Alternatives - To develop pain management options exclusive of opioids
  4. Post-procedure Pain management - To discover comprehensive and innovative postoperative narcotic alternatives for pain management
  5. SUD and its treatment - To develop competencies in the scope and requirements of effective SUD treatment

Who is This CME For?

The Opioid and Pain Management: Guidelines, Research and Treatments CME is a 34.25 credit online course designed for medical professionals who would benefit from a better understanding of pain management and patient opioid use, including Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pain Medicine, Pediatrics, and Surgery.

For over 170 years, the AMA has worked to advance the betterment of medicine of public health. In order to provide physicians and other medical professionals with current and informative education, our opioid and pain management CME features education from a variety of journals, including JAMA Psychiatry, JAMA Internal Medicine, and JAMA Surgery.

Interested in accreditation details? You can find accreditation information for each module of the Opioid and Pain Management: Guidelines, Research and Treatments CME course at the bottom of their corresponding quiz pages.

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