Applying CDC’s Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids: Module 2: Treating Chronic Pain without Opioids (Web Based)
This module will look at the CDC recommended options for treating chronic pain without opioids. You will have the opportunity to examine the benefits and expected outcomes of prescribing nonopioid medications and nonpharmacologic treatments to your patients. You will also be presented with multiple choice knowledge checks to test your mastery of the content.
Please refer to the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain for additional information as needed during this training.
The following training is targeted towards physicians, registered nurses, and other professionals.
- Nonopioid medications and nonpharmacologic treatment methods preferred for treating chronic pain
- Communication techniques that facilitate a patient-centered approach to manage chronic pain
- Risks and benefits of first-line treatments for chronic pain
- Nonopioid medications for various types of chronic pain
- Nonpharmacologic treatment options for various types of chronic pain
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 0.6 contact hours.
IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.60 ANCC
This course is offered through Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO).
To take this course you will be redirected to TCEO's website. You must login or create an account with TCEO in order to complete this activity.
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