Activity ID



February 28, 2021

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

Boston University School of Medicine


This activity is a series of online and live meeting CME/CNE programs designed to help healthcare providers, of all specialties, safely and effectively manage patients with acute or chronic pain and when appropriate, with opioid analgesics.

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Educational Objectives

Optimize safety when prescribing opioids for acute pain
Determine when opioid analgesics are indicated for chronic pain
Assess pain and prescription opioid misuse risk
Educate patients about opioid risks and realistic benefits
Identify and manage patients with an opioid use disorder


Pain Management, Addiction, Opioid Prescribing


Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AAFP Prescribed Credit, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Opioid REMS

This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Extended-Release/Long-Acting Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies.

MIPS Approved

This activity qualifies for the CMS Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), where you can earn a performance-based payment adjustment to your Medicare payment

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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