Online CME Courses

Pain Management/Prescribing Opioids

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The Massachusetts Medical Society has long been a leader in providing continuing medical education about critical public health issues, including pain management.

In an effort to remove as many barriers as possible to prescriber education, MMS online CME/CPD activities on pain management and opioid prescribing are available to all prescribers — for free — until further notice. This includes not only our current suite of courses, but those due to be released in upcoming months.

In March 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law, Chapter 52 – Acts of 2016; measures to help reduce prescription drug and opioid abuse. The provisions of the law are outlined in the following document: Fact Sheet: An Act Relative to Substance Use Treatment, Education and Prevention. We encourage all prescribers to carefully review the Fact Sheet (as a number of provisions are effective immediately) and to participate in any (or all) of the following CME/CPD courses. We hope that you will incorporate risk management strategies into your practice to help reduce the number of opioids prescribed in the Commonwealth, and related opioid abuse, addiction and deaths.

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About MMS’s Pain Management/Opioid Prescribing CME Joint Providers and contributors

The following organizations have contributed to the development of MMS Pain Management/Opioid Prescribing CME. Click the individual link below to learn more.

Course Category Index

End-of-Life Care

Pain Management


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