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Applying CDC’s Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids: Module 1: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Recommendations from CDC (Web Based)



Course Summary

Course: WB2857
CE Expiration: 04/17/2019, 11:59 PM ( ET )
Available CE: CME, CNE, CEU

This module will look at the CDC recommendations regarding the prescription of opioids for chronic pain. Given that it is sometimes hard to determine when acute pain becomes chronic pain, recommendations are also included related to prescribing opioids for acute pain. You will have the opportunity to examine the implications of these recommendations for treating your patients, and to practice making the best choices for their overall health and well-being.

Please refer to the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain for additional information as needed during this training.

Topics covered:
• Why a guideline for prescribing opioids is needed
• Key recommendations in the CDC guideline for prescribing opioids
• The potential benefits of implementing the CDC recommendations for prescribing opioids






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Important Notes

The CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain can be accessed at:
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/rr/rr6501e1.htm


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Target Audience

The following training is targeted towards physicians, registered nurses, and other professionals.

Materials

Computer hardware, Internet connection, Browser



Continuing Education Accreditation Statements
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Web Based  activity for a maximum of 1.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 This activity provides 0.90  contact hours.

IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.10 CEU's for this program.