This online activity is meant to be taken sequentially, see the steps below.
SCOPE of Pain is an online educational program that will help you safely and competently use opioids, if appropriate, to manage your patients with chronic pain. Through the case of Mary Williams, a 42-year-old with painful diabetic neuropathy and chronic low back pain, you'll learn how to:
Offered in collaboration with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), this program addresses the FDA mandate to manufacturers of extended release/long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics, by providing comprehensive prescriber education in the safe use of these medications. It also addresses many key elements of the physician education component of the Obama Administration's prescription drug abuse prevention plan on prescriber education released in April 2011. This program is funded by an unrestricted educational grant awarded by the manufacturers of ER/LA opioid analgesics, known as the REMS Program Companies (RPC).
This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Extended-Release/Long-Acting Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see http://ce.er-la-opioidrems.com/IwgCEUI/rems/pdf/List_of_RPC_Companies.pdf for a listing of REMS Program Companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the Extended-Release/Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics REMS education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration.
These activities were planned in collaboration with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies and the Federation of State Medical Boards.
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
CNE Contact Hours: 2, all of which are pharmacology credit-worthy
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management and opioid education. Several states have similar requirements. Please check with your Board to determine if this activity will fulfill your state's specific requirements and be sure to check back here as we update and add approvals to these listed below.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for opioid education.
This Enduring Material activity, SCOPE of Pain: Safe & Competent Opioid Prescribing Education, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 2.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 01/02/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2 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.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, SCOPE of Pain has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME Activity
MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity
Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board's general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Boards' MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
In order to receive credit, participants must view the content of each module and complete the post-test and evaluation for both modules. Participants who receive a grade of 70% or greater on both post-tests will receive credit. BOTH modules must be completed in order to earn your online certificate of credit. There will also be an online follow-up survey that will be distributed two months after completion of the program in order to further measure participant's changes in knowledge and behavior.
Date of Original Release: 2/17/16
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/16/18
Date of Expiration: 2/28/19
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