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Free CME/CE Event

Earn up to 4.0 CME/CE Credits for physicians of all specialties, physician assistants, dentists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, and pharmacists.

When:

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

11:30am – 4:30pm

Where:

Medinah Shriners

550 N. Shriners Drive

Addison, IL 60101

Intended audience:

Physicians of all specialties, dentists, oral surgeons, podiatrists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and medical staff.

Featured Speakers:

SAFE AND EFFECTIVE ALLEVIATION OF ACUTE PAIN

DAVID RING, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care and Professor of Surgery and Psychiatry
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin

Trained as a hand and orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ring will provide strategies and a toolkit for safe and effective alleviation of acute patient pain. This will include strategies and an action plan to help patients ready for and accommodate post-operative pain in the safest, most comfortable way, including pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches.

A GUIDE TO NEW OPIOID PRESCRIBING RULES: AN UPDATE FROM THE IDFPR

JOSEPH E. FOJTIK, MD, FACP
Deputy Medical Coordinator
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations

Dr. Fojtik will cover the current opioid prescribing landscape in Illinois from the IDFPR perspective, including the selection of FSMB Guidelines, recommendations for incorporating them into practice, continuing education requirements, and resources for clinicians.

THE ROLE OF OPIOIDS IN THE SAFE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN

WILLIAM CAMPBELL, DO
Family Medicine/Pain Medicine
Health Solutions

Dr. Campbell will review opioid safety guidelines, including how to safely taper a patient
on opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain.

ASSISTING PATIENTS WITH OPIOID USE DISORDER: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

ELIZABETH SALISBURY-AFSHAR, MD, MPH,FAAFP, FASAM, FACPM
Director, Center for Addiction Research and Effective Solutions (CARES)
American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Dr. Salisbury-Afshar will review the terminology and diagnostic criteria for opioid use
disorder, treatment options for opioid use disorder, and how to initiate treatment and
referrals for opioid use disorder.

To view the agenda for this event, please see this document.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the difference between nociception (the physiology of actual or potential tissue damage) and pain (the unpleasant thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that may accompany nociception).
  2. Identify the psychological and social determinants of health that account for much of the variation in pain intensity for a given nociception.
  3. Develop communication strategies and an action plan to help patients ready for and accommodate post-operative nociception in the safest, most comfortable way, including pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches.
  4. Describe the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) terminology and diagnostic criteria for opioid use disorder.
  5. Employ strategies for shared decision making with patients that includes treatment options for opioid use disorder and the evidence for each option.
  6. Prepare to safely taper patients, initiate treatment, or facilitate referrals for opioid use disorder.

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akhCME/CE Credit for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. This activity is jointly provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and DuPage County Health Department.

Method of Participation
Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance and upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form.  The link to the online evaluation/claim credit form will be provided at the meeting.  If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at jgoldman@akhcme.com.

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and DuPage County Health Department.  AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for Physicians.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners

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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 AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and DuPage County Health Department.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number: 030803.

 This activity is approved for 4.0 contact hours which includes X hours of pharmacology.  Activity ID #219154.

This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Pharmacy

pharmacy ceAKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare approves this knowledge-based activity for 4.0 contact hours (0.4 CEUs). UAN 0077-9999-19-049-L04-P.

Participants must complete the online post-test and activity evaluation within 30 days of the activity to receive pharmacy CE credit. Proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles.

Commercial Support
This activity is not supported by an educational grant.