Safe Opioid Prescribing - Session 5: Clinical use of opioids - Safe prescribing and monitoring

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Starts On: Fri, 10/27/2023: 12:00 AM
Ends On: Wed, 10/22/2025: 12:00 AM
Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 0.75
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. In this fifth module, Dr. Cooperstein gives a patient-centered approach for prescribing opioids based on the 2022 CDC Guideline. His discussion centers around talking to and caring for the patient through safe prescribing and guideline-based, collaborative patient care.

Noah Cooperstein, MD

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, SIU Edwardsville 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 0.75 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 0.75 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. Apply strategies for responsibly initiating treatments with opioids for patients in acute pain
  2. Review the application of opioids in the setting of chronic pain
  3. Learn to safely monitor patients on opioid analgesics
  4. Review ways to mitigate opioid misuse and harm

Additional Information: You will need a password to view the video. It is: 23SafePrescribing5

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


Noah Cooperstein, MD, Saint Louis University

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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