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Opioids: The Epidemic That YOU Can Cure
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The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery, Arizona Medical Board and Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants invite you to attend CME on prescribing opioids. Developed by the University of Nebraska Medical Center Center for Education this course covers risk evaluation, examination, chronic pain management, statistics of abuse, and mitigation strategies.

When: 10/11/2014
9:00 AM
Where: A. T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine
5850 E. Still Circle
Mesa, Arizona  85206
United States
Presenter: Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners
Contact: Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners
(602) 771-2521

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Opioids: The Epidemic that YOU Can Cure
October 11, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
A. T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Learning Objectives:

  • Appropriately assess patients for the treatment of pain with ER/LA opioid analgesics, including analyzing risks versus potential benefits
  • Assess patient’s risk of abuse, including substance use and psychiatric history
  • Identify state and federal regulations on opioid prescribing
  • Incorporate strategies to effectively initiate therapy, modify dosing or discontinue use of ER/LA opioid analgesics in patients with pain
  • Manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics
    Incorporate effective counseling for patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics
  • Discuss general and product-specific drug information related to ER/LA opioid analgesics

 CME co-sponsored by the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association .
This program has been approved for 4.0 hours our Category 1-A CME credits by the AOA.  This program qualifies for 4.0 hours or REMS ER/LA . 


AVAILABLE DATES:  9/27/14 - Kingman and 10/18/14 - A.T. Still, Mesa