Opioid Crisis and Pain Management

Presenters: Paul Snyder, MA, LADC-S, CPC-I and Denis G. Patterson, DO

Online CME Credit

Fee: $60.00

Provides 2.00 hour(s) of CE/CME credit (Presented on July 12, 2021; Reviewed July 20, 2021; Expires September 21, 2023)

Provides CME credit toward the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to ethics, pain management, or addiction care during each licensure period.

Provides CME credit toward the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids, or addiction during each licensure period.

Overview

This is part one of a two-part Nevada Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (NRHP) 2021 series. Learn the latest in safe opioid prescribing practices for rural hospitals and ERs. Free for all Nevada Critical Access Hospital Practitioners.

Learning Objectives

Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:

  • Explore our history with opioids and AB 474
  • Examine the neurobiology of addiction
  • Discuss treatment options including Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • Discuss the pain pathway
  • Recognize and recommend non-opioid alternatives to treat chronic pain
  • Utilize opioid risk assessments and know when to choose a patient vs physician-driven assessment
  • Evaluate and treat pain in the acute care setting