Online CME Courses

Pain Management/Prescribing Opioids

Featured Online CME Courses – FREE

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.

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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      Pain Management

      End-of-Life Care

      Medical Marijuana

      Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum (16 Modules) NEW
      26 CME Credits | RM | Text

      Medical Marijuana (4 Modules)2.25 CME Credit | RM | Video

      Risk Management CME

      Legal Advisor: Terminating the Doctor-Patient Relationship1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      Avoiding Medical Mistakes and Errors NEW1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      Legal Advisor: Dealing with Difficult Patients NEW 1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      Legal Advisor: Treating Patients with Mental Illness NEW 1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      Teleheath: A Primer NEW
      1.50 CME Credits | RM | Text & Video

      Legal Advisor: Ethical Boundary Violations and How to Avoid Them NEW 1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      Legal Advisor: Legal Obligations in Treating Patients with Disabilities NEW 1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      Legal Advisor: Understanding Disclosure, Apology and Offer NEW 1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      Legal Advisor: Treating Patients with Limited English Proficiency NEW 1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

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      Clinical Medicine

      Alosa Health Topics in Clinical Medicine


      End-of-Life Care and Non-Disclosure: Case Study NEW

      1.00 CME Credit | RM | Text

      End of Life Series (3 Modules)

      1.00 CME Credits | RM | Text

      Electronic Health Records

      Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

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      Practice Management

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      Public Health

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      NEJM Weekly CME Program

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