Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

Date: December 12, 2019 Price: No Charge Time: 8:30am-11:30am CEUs: 2.5 Class Type: Classroom
Level: Intermediate-Advanced Instructor: Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM Domain(s): Domain Chart
This class is full - No additional registrations being taken at this time. Contact SUMHLC at 401-521-5759 to add your name to a waitlist for this program.

This course is being offered by: 

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI, the

American Society of Addiction Medicine, and 

The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center

This course addresses the public health crisis. This comprehensive course was developed by experts from Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE) and incorporates all six units outlines in US FDA Blueprint for safe opioid prescribing. The course addresses the necessary content for safe opioid prescribing by discussing bio-psychosocial aspects of pain, the newest clinical guidelines on the treatment of chronic pain, and state policies about prescribing opioids. 

Registrations will be accepted as received. 

Please Note: Seating is Limited


Continuing Education Credits

Physician CME: The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASAM designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program can apply a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Nursing CEUs: This activity has been submitted to the Northeast Multistate Division for approval to award contact hours. The Northeast Multistate Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Association are members of the Northeast Multistate Division of the American Nurses Association.

Social Worker CEUs: An application has been submitted to the NASW, Rhode Island. Determination of credits is pending.

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 2.5 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).

Mental Health Counselors CEUs: An application has been submitted to the RI Mental Health Counselors Association. Determination of credits is pending.