ExpiresApril 5, 2024
Fee$25 per module
CME Provider: American College of Physicians
Description of CME Course
Chronic pain affects over 50 million people in the US and 1.5 billion world-wide. This is the seventh of a series of 9 interactive modules on Pain Management; 7 didactic modules and 2 modules of case studies. Using current evidence-based approaches, these modules address pain assessment, diagnostic differentials, treatment plans, and patient-centered communication. Modules can be viewed independent of each other. This module 7 will help learners understand, prevent, recognize, and treat OUD.
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ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
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NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
1. Define opioid use disorder.
2. Describe the basic neurobiology and neuropharmacology of OUD.
3. Identify common signs, symptoms, and complications of opioid intoxication, overdose, and withdrawal.
4. Assess patients, including those with chronic pain, who are at risk for OUD or who have OUD.
5. Discuss treatment options for OUD including psychosocial interventions, methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone.
6.Identify solutions for challenges faced when treating OUD in the context of chronic pain.
"Opioid dependence"; "OUD diagnosis"; "OUD and pain"
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military