Principles of Opioid Prescribing

This course meets the Pennsylvania Requirement for Opioid Education:

In order for medical physician and surgeons, medical physician assistants and nurse-midwives with prescriptive authority to renew their license or prescriptive authority approval for the next renewal period, section 9.1(a)(2) of ABC-MAP requires that they complete at least two (2) hours of continuing education:

  • Practices of Prescribing or Dispensing of Opioids (1 hour)
  • Pain Management (1 hour)*, or
  • Identification of Addiction (1 hour)*

*These courses are coming soon.

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This course is FREE to Jefferson Health employees! Please contact the Office of CME at jeffersoncpd@jefferson.edu to receive a COUPON CODE.

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Learning Objectives & Target Audience

•Describe the CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain
•Discuss risks associated with opioids
•Explain the use of urine drug screening with opioid prescribing
•Discuss screening tools used to assess risk of prescribing opioids
 
This course is designed for healthcare professionals with prescriptive authority to renew their license or prescriptive authority approval for the next renewal period.
 

Module Issue Date: 07/23/2018   Module Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Patient Safety
Primary Care
Course Format: 
Online Activity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
07/23/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Cost:
$45.00
Rating: 
0
Speaker Biographies
 
Brooke Worster, MD
Dr. Worster completed her internal medicine and chief residency at Temple University and her pain and palliative care fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer center. She is an assistant professor of medicine in the Jefferson Family and Community Medicine department and practices full time palliative care as the program director for palliative care multidisciplinary services.
 
Emily Hajjar, PharmD
Dr. Hajjar attended Duquesne University School of Pharmacy. She completed her residencies at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Minneapolis VAMC. She certified by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties in pharmacotherapy, ambulatory care, and geriatric pharmacy.  She is an associate professor of Pharmacy Practice at Jefferson College of Pharmacy. Her research and clinical interests include polypharmacy in the elderly.

This course is open to all interested learners. If you are seeking CE credit, the accreditation requirements for successful completion are: You must register and complete the entire online program, viewing the video in its entirety, obtaining a successful post test score of at least 80%, and completing the online evaluation, in order to receive full credit for this course.  Once these components are completed, you will immediately be able to access your CE Certificate.

If you have any questions, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.


ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

PHYSICIANS
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

ALL OTHER INDIVIDUALS
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all others.

If you have any questions regarding CE credits for this particular course, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Patient Safety

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/23/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$45.00
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