2020 New York Medical Licensure Program

The 2020 New York Medical Licensure Program is designed to satisfy mandatory CME requirements for physicians and other healthcare professionals in the state of New York. New York prescribers with a DEA registration must complete at least three (3) hours of course work in pain management, palliative care, and addiction once every three (3) years within your applicable attestation period. 

Additionally, all physicians (MD/DO), PAs, specialist assistants, ODs, DPMs, DMD/DDS, RDH, RPNs, and LPNs must complete approved course work or training appropriate to your professional practice in infection control. The infection control requirement must be met once every four (4) years.

Course One: Opioid Analgesics in the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain (3 credits)

  • Course Dates 09/2019 - 08/2022

Course Two: Infection Control in Healthcare Settings (2 Credits)

  • Course Dates 01/2020 - 12/2022

Target Audience

This course is designed for all physicians and other health care providers licensed in the state of New York.

Learning Objectives

Course One: Opioid Analgesics in the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain

Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:

  1. Discuss the fundamental concepts of pain management, including pain types and mechanisms of action of major analgesics.
  2. Identify the range of therapeutic options for managing acute and chronic pain, including non-pharmacologic approaches and pharmacologic (non-opioid and opioid analgesics) therapies.
  3. Explain how to integrate opioid analgesics into a pain treatment plan individualized to the needs of the patient, including counseling patients and caregivers about the safe use of opioid analgesics.
  4. Discuss recommendations for incorporating emergency opioid antagonists into prescribing practice, and for training patients and family members on the use of naloxone.
  5. Recognize the risks of addiction inherent in the use of opioids for both acute and chronic pain and identify strategies to mitigate risks of diversion and misuse.
  6. Identify medications currently approved for the treatment of opioid use disorder and the ways these medications differ in terms of mechanisms of action, regulatory requirements, and modes of administration.

Course Two: Infection Control in Healthcare Settings

Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:

  1. Describe non-pharmacological approaches for managing patients with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).
  2. Explain pharmacological options for managing patients with AD.
  3. Explain pharmacological therapeutic options for managing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).
  4. Describe non-pharmacological approaches for managing patients with BPSD.

Additional Information

Partner: 
InforMed Continuing Medical Education
State Relevance: 
New York
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 MOC
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
09/01/2019
Course expires: 
12/01/2022
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
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Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA

Associate Professor, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Director, Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Program (2003-2011)

Director, Blaustein Pain Treatment Center (2003-2008)

Division of Pain Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

Melissa B. Weimer, DO, MCR, FASAM

Assistant Professor

Department of Internal Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine

Donna Haiduven, PhD, RN, CIC, CPH

Director, Infection Control Programs

College of Public Health, Global and Planetary Health

University of South Florida

Stephen Braun Medical

Medical Writer

Braun Medical Communications

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, InforMed implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this CME activity.

InforMed is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 MOC
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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Topics

Infection ControlPain ManagementPalliative CareAddiction