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Using Non-Opioid Medications: Practical Guidance for Pain Management

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
1. Identify non-opioid medication options for pain management;
2. Discuss mechanism of action, interactions, and recommendations for NSAIDs, acetaminophen, SNRIs, antiepileptics, antidepressants, and topical agents for pain management.
1.5 Credits CME

Uncover the intricate world of non-opioid medications in pain management through our comprehensive elearning activity. Delve into the mechanisms, clinical applications, and potential adverse events associated with these essential medications for both acute and chronic pain. Gain a deep understanding of the therapeutic value of widely used options, including acetaminophen, NSAIDs, SNRIs, tricyclic antidepressants, antiepileptic drugs, and topical agents. Explore their unique properties, efficacy, and safety profiles, empowering you to make informed decisions in patient care.

Developed by experts in the field, this module combines evidence-based knowledge with practical insights, ensuring you are equipped with the latest advancements in non-opioid pain management. Expand your knowledge, enhance patient care, and become a catalyst for positive change in pain management practices.

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Activity 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

Accreditation Statement: The AMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The AMA designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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