Pain Points: Is There SPACE for Opioid Therapy in Chronic Pain Conditions?

Are opioids effective in chronic pain management? Join neurologist and pain specialist, Dr. Charles Argoff, as he summarizes two recent trials published in JAMA examining the efficacy of opioids in pain management and discusses their clinical implications.  

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.

Learning Objectives

  • Choose approaches for initial and ongoing use of opioids in patients with chronic pain

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.29 AANP Pharmacology Contact Hours
  • 0.25 MOC
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
12/17/2020
Course expires: 
12/17/2021
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Charles E. Argoff, MD, FABPM

Professor of Neurology
Albany Medical College
Director, Comprehensive Pain Center
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Pri-Med Institute and Miller Medical Communications. Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement

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.

AANP

Accreditation Statement

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.

Designation Statement

This program has been approved for 0.287 contact hour of continuing education, which includes 0.287 hour of pharmacology.

Available Credit

  • 0.29 AANP Pharmacology Contact Hours
  • 0.25 MOC
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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