ExpiresJuly 31, 2021
Wisconsin Medical Society
Many providers have asked, “Now that I know that I should avoid opioids as much as possible, what am I supposed to do about patients’ pain?” This program was developed to help meet that need. Optimizing non-opioid treatment for pain provides patients the safest and most effective pain treatment possible, promoting patient satisfaction and outcomes.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Allergy and Immunology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
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.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
Why opioids should be used only as a last resort in treating acute and chronic pain.
Non-opioid medications and techniques for treating acute pain.
Non-opioid medications and techniques for treating chronic pain.
Opioid, Addiction, Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, Pain Management
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban, VA/Military