opioid continuing medical education

Take Free Opioid CME/CE Courses

Clinicians play a key role in making a difference in the nation’s opioid epidemic. By understanding the latest guidelines and best practices, you can safely prescribe opioid analgesics and learn how to manage pain, prevent abuse, explore naloxone use, and wean patients off of medication.

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opioid continuing medical education

Virtual CME/CE Conferences

PrimaryCareNOW: A Pri-Med Virtual Conference

These virtual conferences will provide you with evidence-based sessions that span the diverse therapeutic areas that touch primary care, provide opportunities for interactive Q&A, and offer timely medical updates to keep you informed on the most current clinical strategies relevant to your daily practice.

Wednesday, August 24
Sessions Start at 8am ET | 5am PT
Credits: 6.00 CME/MOC/AANP, including 1.35 hours of pharmacology
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Opioid CME Courses

Despite the national opioid epidemic, many patients continue to request opioid prescriptions to treat chronic pain. Understanding how to prescribe opioids safely and effectively is crucial for primary care clinicians. View our timely opioid CME courses to learn appropriate risk mitigation strategies and prevent substance use disorder.

Our opioid education will help you:

  • Better understand all options for pain management, including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches
  • Better understand appropriate pain assessment and assessment of potential risk factors for abuse and opioid use disorder/addiction
  • Recognize opioid use disorder and act appropriately to treat or refer those patients
  • Improve your skills in patient and caregiver counseling, including counseling about the use of naloxone for opioid overdose
  • Better understand definitions and mechanisms of pain
  • Reduce risks associated with prescription of opioid analgesics, as well as safe storage and disposal
  • Integrate opioids into individualized treatment plans to meet the needs of your patients

Create your Pri-Med account at no cost and earn credits with free opioid CME courses today.