Legal Requirements for Opioid Prescribing in Wisconsin

This on-demand course has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for the two-hour continuing education course on responsible opioid prescribing per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.

Learn about new Wisconsin regulations (2015-2017) related to the prescribing of opioids and other controlled substances that will affect physician practices. In this webinar, Attorney Rather will discuss the new regulations and the ways in which they impact Wisconsin physician practices including risk management strategies to reduce potential liability.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to: 

  1. Describe the laws and regulations that govern the prescribing of opioid analgesics for pain control.
  2. Identify steps in their regular practice to mitigate the risks of opioid prescribing and minimize the incidence of prescription drug diversion, misuse, addiction and overdose deaths.
  3. Utilize the Wisconsin Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to improve patient care.

Additional Information

Partner: 
The Wisconsin Medical Society
State Relevance: 
Wisconsin
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 MOC II
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
12/31/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Nonmember cost:
$30.00
Member cost:
$20.00
Cost:
$30.00
Rating: 
0

John Rather, JD, Assistant General Counsel

John Rather is General Counsel of the Wisconsin Medical Society and its chief legal officer. As General Counsel, John handles the legal affairs of the Wisconsin Medical Society and its affiliated entities, including its insurance and consulting subsidiaries, its charitable foundation and its state and federal political action committees. John advises physician leaders and staff on a wide range of legal and strategic issues, provides legal information and education to physician members, oversees the judicial advocacy operations of the Society and generally acts as head lawyer for the Society. John has been with the Society since 2012.

This activity has been pre-approved for ABIM, ABA, ABP, ABOHNS, ABO, and ABPath MOC Part II credit. Approval for MOC Part II credit by other ABMS Boards may be found here. Participants who complete the activity by Dec. 3, 2021, will have their MOC credit submitted for 2021; after Dec. 3, 2021, MOC credits will be submitted for 2022.

0.5 ABA MOC Part II Credit   This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and SelfAssessment of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements. Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn 0.5 MOC points in the ABA MOCA 2.0 program. Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program®, MOCA® and MOCA 2.0® are registered certification marks of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.

0.5 ABIM MOC Part II Credit   Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

0.5 ABO MOC Part II Credit   Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, earns credit toward the Lifelong Learning requirement(s) for the American Board of Ophthalmology’s Continuing Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting credit.

0.5 ABOHNS MOC Part II Credit   Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to meet the expectations of the American Board of Otolaryngology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of recognizing participation.

1 ABP MOC Part II Credit   Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 1 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

0.5 ABPath MOC Part II Credit   0.5 ABPath MOC Part II Credit Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 0.5 Lifelong Learning (Part II) credit of the American Board of Pathology (ABPath) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABPath MOC credit.

0.5 MOC Part II Credit   Application for MOC Part II credit has been filed with the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) for approval by ABMS Member Boards. See course description for more information.

0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (Enduring)   The Wisconsin Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Wisconsin Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 MOC II
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Price

Nonmember cost:
$30.00
Member cost:
$20.00
Cost:
$30.00
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This course is offered through The Wisconsin Medical Society. 

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