Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits
AAHPM is a member of the Collaborative on Relevant Education (CO*RE), which is made up of 10 inter-professional membership organizations representing nearly 700,000 clinician members, including MDs/DOs, NPs and PAs, who practice in primary care, addiction, pain, and hospice palliative care medicine, and other specialties.
- How do I safely taper a patient currently taking opioids?
- How do I prescribe appropriate pain medication for a 12-year old?
- How do I connect with my state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)?
- What are my state's Naloxone regulations?
Medscape Online Course
If you or others in your practice need answers to these questions, Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits online course is for you.
The goal of this interactive activity is to provide education on the safe use of extended-release, long-acting opioid analgesics. Medscape hosts this activity.
There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity.
Continuing education credits are available for physicians, family physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and physician assistants.
This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategy (REMS) education requirements.
CO*RE, a multidisciplinary, 10-partner collaboration representing nearly 400,000 clinician members, includes MDs/DOs, NPs, and PAs, who practice in primary care, addiction, pain, hospice and palliative care medicine, and other specialties. The mission of CO*RE is to promote individual and population health and public safety through timely, evidence-based, outcome-oriented and interprofessional education related to the comprehensive management of pain, addiction, and their co-morbidities. Since 2013 CO*RE and its partner organizations have educated more than 110,000 prescribing clinicians across the country. AAHPM is a supporting partner. Learn more at core-rems.org.