The following key points will be addressed in this online clinical vigenette:
- Substance use disorders have a high co-morbid rate of mental illness.
- Chronic pain requires a holistic assessment and treatment approach.
- Pharmacological treatment of substance use disorders can potentially address pain as well.
- Mindfulness can contribute to the reduction of pain and overall improved mental health.
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- Medical Student Member - Free
- Non-Member - Free
- Identify patients at risk or with an active substance use disorder
- Rcognize other co-morbidities that may be contributing to substance use
- Discuss the neuro-psychology of pain
- Identify non-pharmacological interventions for pain
Physicians and other clinicians with interests in safe and effective use of opioid medications for the treatment of chronic pain and the interface of pain and opioid use disorder.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: June 30, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2020
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple-choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 50% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Esteban Toledo Carrion, M.D., Addiction Psychiatry Fellow, Boston University School of Medicine. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- John A. Renner, Jr., M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training, Boston University Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System. Disclosure: Stock/other financial options: Johnson & Johnson and General Electric.
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Roke Iko, Program Manager, Sub-Specialty Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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