Pain Points: Best Practices for Tapering of Opioids
Do you have questions about how to approach tapering opioid medications? Join neurologist and pain specialist, Dr. Charles Argoff, as he reviews a recent expert consensus statement published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings that provides guidance to clinicians about safe opioid tapering.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see https://ce.opioidanalgesicrems.com/RpcCEUI/rems/pdf/resources/List_of_RPC_Companies.pdf for a listing of REMS Program Companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 11/23/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
- Review approaches to opioid tapering
- Summarize counseling strategies for patients on opioid therapy
Charles E. Argoff, MD, FABPM
Professor of Neurology
Albany Medical College
Director, Comprehensive Pain Center
Albany Medical Center
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Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of Pri-Med Institute and Miller Medical Communications. Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308.
This program has been approved for 0.368 contact hour of continuing education, which includes 0.368 hour of pharmacology.
MOC Credit Information
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge 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.
- 0.37 AANP Contact Hours
- 0.37 AANP Pharmacology Contact Hours
- 0.25 MOC
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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