Monday, November 30, 2015 - Thursday, November 29, 2018
Safe Means of Administering the Right Therapy Extended Release and Long Acting-Opioids – Get SMART ER/LA
Release Date: November 30, 2015
Expiration Date: November 29, 2018
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- 1.9 million Americans meet the criteria for opioid use in 2015 (CDC)
- 44 people die every day from opioid misuse (CDC)
- Many states already require opioid education, and the FDA is considering a national education mandate.
Extended-release/long-acting (ER/LA) opioids are essential to treat many patients’ chronic pain but must be prescribed safely. Refresh or update your knowledge of optimal opioid therapy with our new CME/CE/MOC program, Get SMART (Get a Safe Means of Administering the Right Therapy).
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Six engaging modules provide key information with quick quizzes, videos, and more, for up to 3.0 CE credit hours/MOC points total:
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WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE
- Assessing patients for treatment with ER/LA opioids
- Evaluating and initiating opioid therapy
- Managing opioid therapy
- Counseling patients and caregivers about safe opioid use
- Up-to-date drug information about ER/LA opioids
The target audience to complete this program includes any allied health professionals whom will or have prescribed ER/LA opioid analgesics in the past 12 months.
- Assess patients for treatment with ER/LA opioid analgesics.
- Evaluate and initiate opioid therapy.
- Use ER/LA opioid analgesics appropriately.
- Manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics.
- Perform effective counseling with patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal.
- Identify general and product-specific drug information concerning ER/LA opioid analgesics.
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 3 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the policies of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NURSES: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
PHYSICIANS: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.
NURSES: This educational activity for 0.5 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.