Promoting Safety when Prescribing Opioids

Original Release Date: 3/31/2019 and Expiration Date: 3/31/2022

Enduring Material Author:

Diane Welker, NP
- Pain/Palliative Care, Hurley Medical Center, Flint

The author does not have a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest. (Click here to view the Faculty Disclosure form.)

Formats:
- Video (1 hour)
- PDF

Educational Objectives

  • Provide information and discuss tools that can be incorporated into practice for patients who are prescribed opioids
  • Identify communication techniques that can be used when discussing concern for opioid prescription misuse
  • Have information available for patients that may need referral for substance abuse treatment

Instructions for Participation

  1. Start Here to register and complete the CME activity.
  2. Note: Plan for one hour of committed time. If you exit the activity before completion, you must begin again.
  3. Take the pre-test, view the material, and complete the post-test.
  4. Complete the evaluation and receive your CME certificate.

Hardware / Software Requirements

PDF: To view the material in a portable document file (PDF) format, you will need a PDF reader, which you can download for free at Nitro Reader or Adobe Reader (or from your App store if you are using a mobile device).

VIDEO: To view the material in video format, you will need Adobe Flash player, which you can download for free from Adobe Flash (or from your App store if you are using a mobile device). You may need speakers or headphones to hear the audio.


Fees

No charge

Accreditation Statement

Hurley Medical Center is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Hurley Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

Primary and Specialty Care Physicians, Allied Health Professionals, and Resident Physicians within the state of Michigan and its bordering states of Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio only.

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Provider Contact Information

Hurley Medical Center, Institute for Continuing Medical Education, One Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI

Phone 810-262-9142, Fax 810-760-9956, or Email ContactCME@hurleymc.com

Provider Disclosure

Planning Committee Members –
Elmahdi Saeed, MD, Diane Welker, NP, Regina Waller, and Michelle Landis do not have a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest.

Reviewers –
Susumu Inoue, MD, Khalid Ahmed, MD, Elmahdi Saeed, MD, Omari Young, MD, Diane Welker, NP, Kay Taylor, PhD, Regina Waller, Jennifer Godlesky, and Julia Moses do not have a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest. Hemant Thawani, MD, has a relevant financial relationship with Sanofi and Pfizer as Grant/Research Support.
Mechanism to Resolve Conflict of Interests of a relevant relationship with the educational topic by planning committee members and/or reviewers of the CME activity would be resolved by not allowing planning, reviewing, and approving of the CME activity by planning committee members and/or reviewers. Dr. Thawani did not plan, review, or approve this CME activity.

Bibliography

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