Pain Medication Management in the Physicians' Office

Ames, IA US
May 2, 2013

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe practical ways in which physicians/providers can safely manage patients with chronic pain.
  2. Identify the potential risk when prescribing pain therapies.
  3. Discuss the appropriate use and monitoring if opioid anagelsics in the office setting.
  4. Describe ways to be proactive in reducing the risk of prescribing pain medication.
  5. Define requirements of regulatory agencies regarding documentation.

Speaker(s)

Bradley Wargo, DO

Connie Diekema, JD

Disclosures

Speaker(s)

  • Dr. Wargo and Dr. Diekema have nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/or services discussed in this presentation.

This program is supported from gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic & First American Bank.  The content and selection of a speaker is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation, McFarland Clinic, or First American Bank.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.5 Category 1-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AOA Category 1­A
Course opens: 
05/02/2013
Course expires: 
05/02/2013
Event starts: 
05/02/2013 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
05/02/2013 - 1:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AOA Category 1­A

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/02/2013
Course expires: 
05/02/2013

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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