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Safe Opioid Prescribing for Acute Pain

This course is for all DEA-licensed personnel in Florida who must now take two hours of opioid education per HB21: the Controlled Substances Bill. FCEP/FEMF is an approved opioid CME provider in Florida.

HB 21 became effective on July 1, 2018. Are you aware of how this new law will affect your practice? Here are two excellent summaries of HB 21’s requirements: Overview of Physician Requirements (Table Format) | Summary of HB 21 (Standard Reading Format)

Course Details:

Access at: EMLRC Online
Format: 2.5-hour, online course
Accredited by: ACCME | FBOM | FBON | FBOO | FBOOM | FBOP | FPA
CME: 2.50 credits
Cost: $75 | FCEP & FHA Members: $25
Deadline to Take Course: January 31, 2019 (per state law)
Core Faculty: Jay Falk, MD, FACEP, MCCM | Josef Thundiyil, MD, MPH, FACMT, FACEP | Aaron Wohl, MD, FACEP

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Description: This in-depth course will review the scope of the current opioid crisis, including an historical lookback on how we arrived at this epidemic. The pharmacology of opioids and their antagonists, as well as the standards of prescribing and e-prescribing opioids for acute and chronic pain, will be reviewed. This will be followed by a discussion on the alternative and adjuncts to opioids for pain management, including evidence-based addiction treatment options and optimal standard of care treatments for pain. This course will review recent legislative updates and how it affects you, the practitioner.

Accreditation Information:
ACCME – The Emergency Medicine Learning and Resource Center (EMLRC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
EMLRC designates this Internet enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course has also been approved by the Florida Board of Medicine; Florida Board of Dentistry; the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine; Florida Board of Optometry and Florida Board of Podiatry.
FPA – The Emergency Medicine Learning and Resource Center is approved as a provider of continuing medical education by the Board of Florida Physician Assistants; Provider #50715. A maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be provided by EMLRC. AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.5 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
FBON – The Emergency Medicine Learning and Resource Center is approved as a provider of nursing education by the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #2731. Up to 2.5 nursing (Safe and Effective Prescription of Controlled Substances) contact hours will be provided by the EMLRC.

As a FCEP member, the cost was minimal, but the quality and content of the 2.5 hour program was excellent, well researched and very educational. The expertise of the presenters (Drs. Jay Falk, Josef Thundiyil and Aaron Wohl) was evident and welcomed. I enjoyed the course as I know you will too.

John Stimler, DO, FACEP, FCEP Past President
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