Accreditation Information

CME

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Bell County Health Department. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

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

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

Other

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 2.00 hours of participation.

CDE

This live course meets regulatory requirements for 2.00 hours credit as permitted by 201 KAR 8:532 for dentists and 201 KAR 8:562 for dental hygienists.

Needs Statement

Prescriber's receive little education on pain and opioids and because of that they are using too many opioids to treat pain. This over-prescribing of opioids leads to abuse and addiction and death.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss nonopioid medications reduction in pain
2. Review the important aspects of evaluation and treatment of both acute and chronic pain
3. Describe why opioids often make pain better in the short term but worse in the long term
4. Explain why effective non-opioid treatments result in better outcomes in patients

Target Audience

Designed for health care professionals/prescribers including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, advance practice registered nurses, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists, social workers, counselors, and any others interested in the prevention of and treatment for substance abuse disorder and sustained recovery.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.