The Older Patient with Chronic Pain: Navigating the Minefield - February 17, 2021
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Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Family Practice Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Physician Assistants
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand various risk management approaches for older individuals on opioid medications.
- Understand role of risk assessment & how to address identified risks
- Understand the role of monitoring for risk mitigation
- Understand the indications for & approach to continuing, tapering, and/or discontinuing opioid pain medication
- Understand how MCSTAP can help by supporting clinicians at the Point of Care
- Understand how to prevent creation of Opioid Orphans
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1 hour of opioid education.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 MA Opioid Education Statement
- 1.00 Participation