Many of our current practices are not serving anyone well: patients are not satisfied, prescribing clinicians are frustrated, and addiction/overdose rates are increasing. We can - and have got to - do better. It will take a concerted effort, involving all members of the health care team, as well as patients, but we can do it.

On-line Educational Opportunities

The AAFP has released a CME Bulletin Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy available for CME credit through 6/1/14.

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This education is available on the The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) web portal. If you are a member, log in and search for the program. If you have never used AANP as a member or for your CE you will need to register on the site. Go here https://login.aanp.org/Account/Join to begin that registration as a non-member.  Complete the short profile and con­tinue in the CE Center. You can search for the ER/LA Opioid REMS program by choosing the "Click for Complete Listing" button on the right and entering the name of the program in the "Search" field.

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The American Society of Addiction Medicine presented the ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care education at their Annual Meeting.  Nine sessions from this conference were recorded and the education is available online.  CME/CE credit for learners is available through 5/1/14.

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ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care

This three-part series will educate clinicians on how to reduce the potential for serious adverse outcomes resulting from inappropriate prescribing, misuse, and abuse of ER/LA opioid analgesics while ensuring continued access for patients with legitimate need for these drugs.  Expires 7/25/14

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