This activity describes the mechanism, clinical usefulness and adverse events of non-opioid medications in patients with acute or chronic pain. Acetaminophen, NSAIDs, SNRIs, tricyclic antidepressants, drugs originally deemed antiepileptic drugs, and topical agents are reviewed.
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AMA CME Accreditation Information
Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content report no relevant financial relationships.
Credit Renewal Date: December 11, 2020
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:
1.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
1.5 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;
1.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and
1.5 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program;
It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.
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