2013 Symposium for Medical Professionals
This symposium educated medical providers about prescription drug abuse and increased awareness of this growing epidemic among the medical community in an effort to minimize or eliminate over-prescribing of medications, especially opiates.

This training has been approved by the KBML as meeting the statutory requirements of HB1.

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.25
    • CPE: 1.25
    • Other: 1.25
    • CDE: 1.25
    • KBEP: 1.25
    • CHES: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2016
  • Cost: Free
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Overview of HB1 and Regulations

In 2012, HB1 established new procedures for the Board of Medical Licensure, established new requirements for physicians, required specific sanctions for certain conduct, required the Board to set out prescribing/dispensing standards in regulations, and established ownership and other requirements for pain management facilities.

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
    • KBEP: 1.00
    • CHES: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 30, 2016
  • Cost: Free
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How to Recognize Drug Abuse and Dependence in Patients

Addiction is a common disease. It is frequently diagnosed late in the course or not at all. A high index of suspicion is necessary. It carries much misunderstanding and stigma as well. Reduction of the stigma is needed. Better screening and early referral for specialized treatment are also needed. 

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
    • KBEP: 1.00
    • CHES: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 30, 2016
  • Cost: Free
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How to Discuss Drug Issues With a Patient

Many healthcare professionals are uncomfortable discussing alcohol and drug use with their patients. Optimal healthcare requires this information for good clinical decisions. All providers need to improve their comfort and skill set in having these discussions.

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
    • KBEP: 1.00
    • CHES: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Aug 2, 2016
  • Cost: Free
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An Update on KASPER - Post House Bill 1

Controlled substance prescribers and dispensers in Kentucky may not be fully aware of legislative changes affecting their use of the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (KASPER) system. This training is intended to provide medical professionals with a more comprehensive understanding of KASPER operation and features as well as to provide information on legislative...

Activity Details

  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
    • CDE: 1.00
    • KBEP: 1.00
    • CHES: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 30, 2016
  • Cost: Free
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Opioid Therapy: Risks vs. Rewards

Opiate use is widespread in the management of chronic pain and is frequently the only modality applied. Optimally, opiate use would not be first line treatment and would be used only in conjunction with other modalities. There is a need for better understanding of the nature and optimal management of chronic pain.