Addiction doesn’t care about specialty, a patient with addiction can be any patient. This session will cover how to identify substance-use disorders in pain patients and discuss the basics of safe management for the patient and your practice.
How to tell who has a substance use disorder
What is multimodal treatment?
What to do if you keep or refer an addicted patient
Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Review what is addiction;
Identify warning signs of addiction; and
Discuss ways to treat addiction to appropriately manage chronic pain patients with addiction.
This program addresses two of the three opioid-related CME covering these specific topics identified by the Texas Medical Board (TMB):
Best practices, alternative treatment options, and multi-modal approaches to pain management that may include physical therapy, psychotherapy, and other treatments;
Safe and effective pain management related to the prescription of opioids and other controlled substances, including education regarding:
standards of care;
identification of drug-seeking behavior in patients; and
effectively communicating with patients regarding the prescription of an opioid or other controlled substances;
Competencies This program addresses the following desirable physician attributes: Interprofessional Communication, Provide Patient Center Care, and Professionalism.
Return Policy No refunds or exchanges will be processed for this program.
0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring) The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
On select courses, the Texas Medical Association requires physician to complete 70-percent of the test questions correctly to receive credit for this course.