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Pain Management Courses

Pain ManagementHigh-risk patient care situations can be overwhelming, but satisfying your CME risk management requirements doesn’t have to be.  Fulfill your state-mandated pain management and prescribing of controlled substances education requirements today with these highly rated online courses: 

Legal Advisor: Identifying Drug Dependence
Using case studies, you will be able to identify strategies to identify patients who may be at risk for addiction as well as preventative measures you can take now.

Managing Risk When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers
Are you aware of all the legal issues that could result in mismanagement of opioids for the treatment of pain?  Explore such topics as pain management contracts with patients, referrals to pain specialists, and legal consequences of terminating the physician-patient relationship.

These activities meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management credit, including credit for effective pain management and prescribing of controlled substances.

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Course Category Index

  • End-of-Life Care
  • Pain Management
  • Communication
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Ethics
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Patient Safety & Quality Improvement
  • Practice Management
  • Public Health
  • Risk Management CME
  • Medical Marijuana

  • End-of-Life Care

    End of Life Series (3 Modules)

    1.00 CME Credits | RM | Text


    Legal Advisor: Advance Directives

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    The Importance of Discussing End-of-Life Care with Patients

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    Cause of Death Training for Medical Certifiers

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Slides


    Principles of Palliative Care & Persistent Pain Management (3 Modules)

    2.75 CME Credits | RM | Video



    Pain Management

    Legal Advisor: Identifying Drug Dependence

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    Managing Risk When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers for Patients

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    Opioid Prescribing Series (6 modules)

    6.00 CME Credits | RM | Text


    Principles of Palliative Care & Persistent Pain Management (2 Modules)

    3.00 CME Credits | RM | Video


    Preventing Overuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Home Care

    2.50 CME Credits | RM | Text & Graphics  




    Communication

    Empathetics:  Neuroscience of Emotions (3 Modules)

    3.00 CME Credits | RM | Video


    Impact of Effective Communication on Patients, Colleagues, and Metrics (2 Modules)

    2.75 CME Credits | RM | Video


    Legal Advisor: Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    Legal Advisor: Legal Duties When a Patient Raises Suicide

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

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    Clinical Medicine

    Breast Cancer Screening:Update on Guidelines and the Ongoing Controversy 

    1.00 CME Credits | RM | Text & Video


    Colorectal Screening Guidelines

    1.00 CME Credits | RM | Text & Graphics


    Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

    2.00 CME Credits | RM | Text & Slides


    Alosa Foundation Topics in Clinical Medicine

    Aggregating the Evidence on Antiplatelet Drugs: A Review of Recent Clinical Trials 

    2.50 CME Credits | Text & Graphics


    Acid Suppression Therapy: Neutralizing the Hype

    2.50 CME Credits | Text & Graphics


    Just a Spoonful of Medicine Helps the Sugar Go Down: Improving the Management of Type 2 Diabetes

    2.50 CME Credits | Text & Graphics


    Weighing the Evidence on Obesity

    2.50 CME Credits | Text & Graphics


    Preventing Overuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Home Care

    2.50 CME Credits | RM | Text & Graphics



    Ethics

    Legal Advisor: Advance Directives

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text



    Electronic Health Records

    Incorporating Meaningful Use in the Specialty Practice

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Video


    Data Analytics Module 1 - Population Health Management

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Video


    Data Analytics Module 2 - How the ACO and You Can Succeed

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Video


    Data Analytics Module 3 - Improving the Health of Your Patients

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Video



    Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

    Preventing Falls in Older Patients: A Provider Tool Kit

    1.50 CME Credit | RM | Slide/Video


    Effective Chart Review

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Slide/Audio


    Medical Mistakes: Learn To Steer Clear of Common Ones

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    Data Analytics Module 1 - Population Health Management

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Video
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    Practice Management

    Physician Employment Options in Healthcare Environment

    1.00 CME Credits | RM | Video

    Using Data Wisely

    1.00 CME Credits | RM | Video

    A Physician’s Guide to Accountable Care Organizations

    2.00 CME Credits | RM | Text & Graphics


    Physician Employment Contracting Basics

    1.00 CME Credit | Video

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    Public Health

    Genetically Modified - Foods Benefits and Risks

    1.00 CME Credits | Text

    Bullies and Victims: Can You Tell the Difference?

    1.25 CME Credits | RM | Video


    MA Responds (9 Modules)

    2.25 CME Credits | RM | Text


    A Roadmap to Bring an End to HIV and STDs in MA (3 Modules) 

    3.00 CME Credits | Video



    Risk Management CME

    Avoiding Failure to Diagnose Suits

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    Medical Mistakes: Learning to Steer Clear of Common Ones

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    Legal Advisor: Defining What to Include in a Minor Patient's Chart

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text


    The Changing Nature of Informed Consent

    1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

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