Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing While Managing Acute and Chronic Pain

Learning Objectives

As a result of completing this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  • Manage acute and chronic back pain.
  • Assess the functional effects of pain in patients.
  • Appropriately utilize a range of therapeutic options when managing patients with chronic pain.
  • Comply with current opioid risk-management practices, including the use of pain contracts and urine drug testing.
  • Educate patients on the proper use, storage, and disposal of opioid medications.

Additional Information

American Medical Association (AMA Ed Hub)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Course expires: 

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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