Accreditation Info - Opioid Prescribing and Pain Management

  • Title: Opioid Prescribing and Pain Management
  • Available January 1 - December 31, 2022
  • 2.0 hour online CME activity
  • This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Hospital Medicine Seminars, LLC.

    Target Audience:

    The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of those who prescribe controlled substances, particularly opioid pain medications. This includes:

    • Approximately 50,000 physician hospitalists in the US
    • Primary care providers, specialist providers such as surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists
    • Nurse practitioners and physician assistants who prescribe controlled substances and pain medications.

    Statement of Need/Program Overview

    This CME activity is designed to summarize and review current guidelines and share best practices in opioid prescribing to reduce the inherent risk involved in prescribing opioids. It is critically important for clinicians to understand best practices and practice guidelines to ensure that they are offering the best care, while simultaneously decreasing patient risk and potential liability.

    Educational Objectives

    After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

    •  Identify appropriate pain management risk identification strategies for patients
    • Recognize situations in which opioid prescribing is and is not appropriate
    • Discuss the importance of routinely assessing pain, function, and adverse effects in patient taking chronic opioid therapy.
    • Identify signs and symptoms of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder


    Steve Burgess, MD, MBA

    Program Agenda

                2.0 online video available at the participant's convenience

    Physician Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Hospital Medicine Seminars, LLC.  Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Physician Credit Designation

    Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    ABIM MOC Recognition Statement

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

    Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through joint providership of Global Education Group and Hospital Medicine Seminars, LLC.  Global Education Group is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education.  Provider number: 110121. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.

    Activity ID #3545E.

    This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

    Physician Assistants

    AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

    Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

    Global Contact Information

    For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or

    Instructions to Receive Credit

    In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must complete the online 2 hour video course entitled Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing, pass the posttest, and complete the course evaluation.

    Fee Information& Refund/Cancellation Policy

    There is $69 fee for this educational activity.