Responsible Opioid Prescribing Practices


About the Course
This CME learning activity is designed to increase physician knowledge and skills about topics concerning responsible prescribing practices for managing and treating pain, including opioids and alternative treatments. Aspects of opiate misuse will be explored including opiate use disorder.

“This course will [partially] fulfill the DEA-mandated 8 hours of training on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance use disorders for DEA licensees renewing on or after June 27, 2023.”

Learning Objectives
Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:

  • Explain the physiology of opioids.
  • Discuss the potential side effects of opioid use.
  • Discuss how to recognize and treat opioid use disorder.
  • Describe treatments for opiate overdose.

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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.