Safe Opioid Prescribing CME Series - Session 1: Pain taxonomy, pathogenesis, and assessment

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Starts On: Mon, 10/23/2023: 12:00 AM
Ends On: Wed, 10/22/2025: 12:00 AM
Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 0.5
Description: The 6 online modules in this series, each 30 minutes long, together meet the CME requirement for 3 hours of safe opioid prescribing for medical providers and pharmacists. This first session looks at pain from a myriad of angles - its meaning and impact on patients, providers, and society as a whole - as well as tools and directions for assessment.

June Oliver, MSN, APRN/CNS

Disclosure: None of the planners or speakers for this module have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

ACCREDITATION: 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 Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, SIUE School of Pharmacy, and the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program. The SIU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT: The SIU School of Medicine designates this internet enduring material 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.
 - American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 0.5 AAP Category 1 CME credit for completing this program.
 - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME as an equivalent number of hours of participation.
 - All other attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion.

If you need technical assistance in your completion of this course, you may contact .

Objectives: At the conclusion, learners will be able to:
  1. Discuss the need for comprehensive pain education
  2. Define the types of physiologic mechanisms of pain
  3. Outline comprehensive and holistic assessment and screening approaches for patients with pain

Additional Information: You will need a password to view the video. It is: 23SafePrescribing1

Sponsor: SIU School of Medicine Family Community Medicine, SIUE School of Pharmacy, and the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program


June Oliver, MSN, APRN/CNS

The mission of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community.


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