Clinical Practice Guidelines for Opioid Therapy

Program Description

This course is an online, self-paced training developed as part of the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Opioid Therapy and Substance Use Disorders Implementation Study. It is designed to increase familiarity with the 2017 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain. Upon completion, learners will be able to successfully implement the guidelines in their practice.

Learning Objectives

  1. The learner will be able to evaluate a patient’s need for opioid therapy within the guidelines established in the VA/DoD CPG for Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain.
  2. The learner will be able to determine when a patient may be at risk and further assessment is needed in a clinical practice setting.
  3. The learner will be able to explain reasons for prescribing/tapering decisions/recommendations to patients and caregivers.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Enduring Material (Home Study) activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA J-7 CEPO. DHA J-7 CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
12/31/2019
Course expires: 
01/15/2021

Suzanne Hurtado, MPH. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sandra Sanchez, MA. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Cynthia Simon-Arndt, MA, MBA. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Natalie Wells, CAPT, MC, USN. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Ewell Hollis, CAPT, MC, USN. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

 

Naval Research Center, San Diego, CA

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Enduring Material (Home Study) activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA J-7 CEPO. DHA J-7 CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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