1850: Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Law, Policy, Practice

Murfreesboro, TN US
September 19, 2018

Course Description

The current opioid pandemic is America’s worst drug crisis in its history and has been declared a public health emergency. Federal and state leaders are combining efforts to combat the crisis through education, policy and increased treatment availability. This seminar will educate prescribers on the weaknesses in current responses and discuss the impact of laws, enhancements to existing tools, emerging interventions and proposed guidelines for treating pain.

“Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Law, Policy, Practice” qualifies for 2 hours of mandatory controlled substances CME in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify new responses, enhancements to tools and emerging interventions in treating pain. 
  2. List prescriber requirements from the "Tennessee Together" opioid plan and other recent legislation. 
  3. Define the roles of each in a team-based care model (supervising physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant and others).
  4. Demonstrate effective use of PDMP/CSMD, current policies and treatment guidelines. 

Payment Required

Physicians: $75

Non-Physicians: $25

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2018 Live Seminar Registration Form


Credit Awarded

  • 10% Premium Credit for Physician Policyholders
  • 2.0 CME Credits for Physicians
  • MOC for Eligible Physicians (See the MOC tab for more information)
  • Certificate of Attendance for Non-Physicians
NEW for 2018!

The seminar “Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Law, Policy, Practice” has been approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC):

  • American Board of Anesthesiology® (ABA) - 2 Credits
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 2 Points
  • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) - 2 Points

20-Minute Rule

Physicians arriving more than 20 minutes after the start of the program will not receive a 10% premium credit. Other premium credit options are available.


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Course summary
Course opens: 
02/01/2018
Course expires: 
09/19/2018
Event starts: 
09/19/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
09/19/2018 - 2:00pm
NEW for 2018!

The seminar “Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Law, Policy, Practice” has been approved for MOC:

  • American Board of Anesthesiology® (ABA) - 2 Credits
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 2 Points
  • American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) - 2 Points

Maintenance of Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology®

This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment of The American Board of Anesthesiology®’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0®. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2 MOCA 2.0® credits in the ABA’s MOCA® program. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0® requirements.  

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology® Program and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®. MOCA 2.0® is a trademark of The American Board of Anesthesiology®.

American Board of Internal Medicine 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2 Medical Knowledge and Practice Assessment MOC points and patient safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Board of Pediatrics

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 2 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. NOTE: The ABP does not allow partial credit to be awarded, so you must attend all CME hours to get any ABP MOC points. 

Embassy Suites Conference Center
1200 Conference Center Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
United States

 

Speakers

Walter Fitzgerald, Jr., BPharm, MS, JD


Credit Awarded

  • 10% Premium Credit for Physician Policyholders
  • 2.0 CME Credits for Physicians
  • MOC for Eligible Physicians (See the MOC tab for more information)
  • Certificate of Attendance for Non-Physicians

CME Information

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) and SVMIC. The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation: The UTCOM designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: This Live activity, Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Law, Policy, Practice, from 03/28/2018 - 11/30/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 2.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: The American Osteopathic Association has approved this program for two (2) credit hours in Category 2-B of the Continuing Medical Education Program. Physicians will need to submit a letter of completion from the University of Tennessee directly to the AOA to receive CME credits.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: Non-physicians can obtain continuing education credits for attending activities that award AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM to physicians. Check with your licensure/certification board for confirmation. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to all non-physicians.

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/01/2018
Course expires: 
09/19/2018
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PAYMENT REQUIRED

Physicians: $75

Non-Physicians: $25

To purchase this course online with a credit card, please log in and then click the "Take Course" button located above on this page.


To mail or fax in a registration form, you may download and print one by clicking the following PDF link:

2018 Live Seminar Registration Form