Physician: Managing Acute Pain
30.00
Online
Mandatory
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About the Course:
This program is designed to improve clinician competence in appropriately managing acute pain conditions so as to effectively alleviate patient pain while simultaneously reducing opioid risks of diversion, misuse, and addiction.

Learning Objectives:
Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:
  • Recognize how many patients might be at risk each year of developing dependence, abuse, or overdose as a result of being prescribed opioids for acute pain.
  • Compare opioid-induced hyperalgesia with opioid analgesia.
  • Identify 2 common tools for assessing patients’ risk of abusing opioids.
  • Describe 5 examples of non-pharmacologic pain management techniques.
  • Identify 3 examples of non-opioid pharmacologic treatments for acute pain.
Accreditation Statement
InforMed is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement
InforMed designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) information can be viewed here: MOC Recognition Page

Managing Acute Pain

30.00
About the Course:
This program is designed to improve clinician competence in appropriately managing acute pain conditions so as to effectively alleviate patient pain while simultaneously reducing opioid risks of diversion, misuse, and addiction.

Learning Objectives:
Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:
  • Recognize how many patients might be at risk each year of developing dependence, abuse, or overdose as a result of being prescribed opioids for acute pain.
  • Compare opioid-induced hyperalgesia with opioid analgesia.
  • Identify 2 common tools for assessing patients’ risk of abusing opioids.
  • Describe 5 examples of non-pharmacologic pain management techniques.
  • Identify 3 examples of non-opioid pharmacologic treatments for acute pain.
Accreditation Statement
InforMed is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement
InforMed designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) information can be viewed here: MOC Recognition Page