Pain Medicine CME

  • FEATURED
    FREE GIFT CARD

    BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME Pro Plus w/ Bonus $2,500 Amazon or Visa Prepaid Card

    Complete your CME and MOC Requirements Online with BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Self-Assessment Activity with up to a Bonus $2,500 Amazon or Visa Prepaid Card. Answer board-style questions and cases related to your specialty and earn credits fast!

    Key features of BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Self-Assessment Activity include:

    • Thousands of board-style questions and cases with evidence-based explanations for review
    • Aligned with the MOC / Recertification exam content for each specialty board
    • Answer questions to earn credits and correct wrong answers as you go
    • Earn up to 100 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and MOC credits (varies by specialty)
    • Up to 24-month access + a bonus $2,500 Amazon or Visa Prepaid Card (your choice!)
    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: Varies
    • Credit hours: 45
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Nebraska Medical Center or Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FEATURED
    FREE GIFT CARD

    MDCalc CME With Free $2,250 Gift Card

    Maximize your CME allowance with MDCalc and get up to a $2,250 bonus gift card of your choice. Earn AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for clinical content on 150+ calculators across multiple medical specialties. Easily earn and redeem CME at the point-of-care, online on our website or mobile app. Over 1 million medical professionals use MDCalc’s 550+ tools daily to support clinical decision making at the bedside.

    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: Varies
    • Credit hours: Unlimited
    • CME credits awarded by: EBMedicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
  • FEATURED

    BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME Board Review

    The BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME Review offers clinicians 45 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and over 650 Pain Medicine board review questions. The questions cover key topics including nerve damange, tissue pain, and treatment of pain. This question bank will assist clinicians with Pain Medicine certification and recertification.

    The BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME Review also features:

    • Quick and Convenient CME
    • Computer, phone, and tablet access
    • Constantly updated up-to-date questions
    • Questions that are targeted specifically to the exam
    • Online CME tracker
    • 100% Pass Guarantee
    • Statistical comparison to other Pain Medicine test-takers (Nationally)

     

    After completing this activity, you should be able to:

    • Understand the pharmacology of common medications used for pain management
    • Describe anatomy, risks, and benefits of interventional pain procedures
    • Understand the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of pain transmission
    • Assess the level and impact of pain states on the patient

     

    Target Audience: Clinicians focusing on Pain Medicine

    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: $599
    • Credit hours: 45
    • CME credits awarded by: BoardVitals
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
  • $500 GIFT CARD W/ CODE: GC500
    FEATURED

    Intensive Update in Pain Management

    Learn Now: Advances in Pain Management

    Intensive Update in Pain Management — captured during the Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management’s 21st Annual Pain Management Symposium — is online CME that features a broad introduction to recent advances and emerging trends in the rapidly evolving field of pain medicine. Led by Richard W. Rosenquist, MD, a renowned faculty provides updates related to novel state-of-the-art interventional and non-interventional techniques in diagnosis and management of chronic pain, cancer pain, headaches, and more. It’s continuing medical education that will help you to better:

    • Critically assess the data on the pros and cons of cannabinoids
    • Understand the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain
    • Outline strategies to provide affordable pain care
    • Examine contemporary approaches to headache and back pain evaluation and treatment
    • Discuss the evolving role of ketamine in the treatment of chronic and acute pain
    • Evaluate new developments within the spectrum of neuromodulation therapies
    • Demonstrate use of various technical skills needed to perform interventional pain procedures
    • Describe the use of opioids for pain management including opioid guidelines, new legislation, addiction potential, and strategies to optimize outcomes

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the issues surrounding opioid crisis and the use of opioids for pain management including opioid guidelines, new legislation, addiction potential, and strategies to optimize outcomes
    • Critically assess the data on the pros and cons of cannabinoids and the issues affecting their use in chronic pain treatment
    • Discuss the evolving role of ketamine in the treatment of chronic and acute pain
    • Review new developments within the spectrum of neuromodulation therapies
    • Develop strategies to provide affordable pain care that addresses changes in regulatory, billing, and ethical challenges in pain practice
    • List some emerging therapies for pain and describe their potential use in clinical practice
    • Examine contemporary approaches to headache and back pain evaluation and treatment
    • Review current evidence and apply relevant prescribing and management guidelines as they apply to pain management
    • Demonstrate use of various technical skills needed to perform interventional pain procedures

    Intended Audience

    This conference is designed for all medical professionals with an interest in applying preventive, lifestyle, and integrative medicine approaches into their practice.

    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: $895
    • Credit hours: 15.75
    • CME credits awarded by: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Audio and Video
    • Material last updated: May 1, 2019
    • Expiration of CME credit: April 30, 2021
  • $500 GIFT CARD W/ CODE: GC500
    FEATURED

    Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine

    Pain Medicine CME from the Experts

    The 45+ lectures in this online CME program, Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicinepromote effective pain management as a clinical imperative. An evidence-based look at pharmacological, procedural, and nonpharmacological treatment recommendations with an emphasis on the issues and dilemmas of opioid therapy. It’s continuing medical education that will help you to better understand:

    • New analgesic targets and emerging therapies
    • Interventional therapy and clinical care updates
    • Cancer pain and palliative care, including religious perspectives
    • Pain management, healthcare systems, public policy and the law
    • Solutions to gaps in policy, treatment, attitudes, and education

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this CME activity, you will be better able to:

    • Describe the benefits of and the advances in spinal cord stimulation
    • Name emerging treatment modalities for chronic back pain
    • Explain the challenges in prescribing opioids for chronic pain
    • Summarize the pain management issues with patient with substance use disorders
    • Discuss current and evidence-based postoperative pain management
    • Identify effective nonpharmacological pain management modalities
    • Discuss the complexities of cancer pain management
    • Compare religious perspectives on pain and the end of life care
    • Explain the germane issues of pain and palliative care
    • Summarize legal problems related to prescribing opioids

    Intended Audience

    This educational activity was designed for Anesthesiologists, Neurologists, Psychiatrists, Emergency Physicians, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Doctors, Oncologists, Internists, and Family Physicians.

    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: $1195
    • Credit hours: 41
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: September 15, 2020
    • Expiration of CME credit: September 15, 2023
  • $500 GIFT CARD W/ CODE: GC500
    FEATURED

    Practical Reviews: Opioid Prescribing Practices

    Battling the Opioid Epidemic

    Opioid Prescribing Practices sheds light on today’s leading medical crisis and examines a clinician’s role in combatting the epidemic. You’ll also hear one doctor’s personal story of loss in this two-part audio series presented by Practical Reviews:

    PART 1: Managing Opioid Therapy in High-Risk Patients
    Robert N. Jamison, PhD, Donald Deye, MD, FACP, and Melinda Deye, NP-C, discuss responsible prescribing, including a look at non-opiate analgesics and managing high-risk patients. They also discuss the paradox of patients whose chronic pain has been managed successfully on long-term opioid therapy. Get practical tips for identifying high-risk patients, compliance testing, intervention strategies and more.

    PART 2: Opioid Epidemic
    After the loss of his son to a heroin overdose, A. Omar Abubaker, DMD, PhD, sought formal education on pain, pain management, opioids and addiction. In this presentation, he details alarming overdose statistics, and outlines opioid side effects and addiction risks. Learn optional management strategies for treating patients with acute and chronic pain and more.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    • Define the terms “pain” and “chronic pain.”
    • Provide examples of potential high-risk patients for opioid misuse based on the following 3 areas: family history, personal history/behavior, and environmental factors.
    • Describe how a health care provider might assess a patient’s chronic pain and measure the outcomes after initiating treatment.
    • Discuss the value of physical therapy and relaxation therapy in the management of chronic pain.
    • List at least five non-opioid drugs that may offer first-line therapy for non-cancer-related pain management.
    • Summarize the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidelines that pertain to proper prescribing practice for pain medications.
    • Discuss the paradox of using opioids to treat patients whose chronic pain has been successfully managed with long-term opioids up to this time.
    • State whether the incidence of providers actually losing their license or having any legal action taken against them regarding opioid prescribing practices is large or small.
    • Describe Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and discuss their use in the prescribing of opioid medications.
    • Discuss how the smartphone app called the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Pain App can be used as part of a patient’s chronic pain management program.
    • Differentiate between acute and chronic pain.
    • Recall from memory important statistics about the number of deaths due to drug overdose in the U.S. and how this relates to the number of people lost in 911 and the number of soldiers killed in the Vietnam War.
    • Summarize at least 3 steps that providers can take to reduce the opioid epidemic.
    • List some nonopioid alternatives to managing mild pain, moderate to severe pain, and severe pain.
    • Discuss the impact that new federal and state regulations on opioid prescribing practices is having on prescription-related overdoses and provider prescribing practices.
    • Describe at least 4 topics that providers must discuss in detail with their patients before giving them a postoperative prescription for opioid pain medications.
    • List at least 3 common opioid-related side effects.
    • Differentiate between the addictive potential of Schedule I, Schedule II, Schedule III, Schedule IV, and Schedule V narcotics.
    • Summarize the discrepancy between addiction treatment versus other diseases as it relates to access to care.

    Target Audience

    This educational activity was designed for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Dentists, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: $99
    • Credit hours: 8.5
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Material last updated: January 31, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: January 31, 2021
  • FEATURED

    BoardVitals Chronic Pain Management & Substance Abuse CME Activity

    Learn about the treatment of chronic pain and substance abuse with the BoardVitals Chronic Pain Management & Substance Abuse CME Activity. Features include:
    • 100 Chronic Pain Management & Substance Abuse questions
    • Detailed rationales and explanations for each answer
    • Up to 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 12 months access
    After completing the BoardVitals Chronic Pain Management & Substance Abuse CME Activity, you should be able to
    • Identify the most commonly abused substances
    • Recognize the most common indicators and symptoms of substance abuse and pain medicine dependency
    • Describe the underlying pathophysiology of disease and basic science knowledge
    • Formulate treatment for chronic pain management and substance abuse

    See full details chevron_right
    • Credit hours: 7
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Nebraska Medical Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
  • Improving Outcomes in Chronic Pain

    Improving Outcomes in Chronic Pain will help you to:
    Assess and measure pain and its effects on your patients;
    Choose appropriate therapies for chronic pain;
    Better manage common pain syndromes; and
    Safeguard your practice from drug abuse and diversion.

    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: $25
    • Credit hours: 14.55
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
  • FREE

    ScientiaCME Pain Management

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 3
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: Two years after release
  • FREE

    Emerging Solutions in Pain

    Not all courses offer CME credit for physicians. Some courses offering CME credit include:
    • Clinical Dialogues in Pain – OIC
    • Opioid Diversion: How, Where, and What Can We Do About It?
    • Effective Assessment of Breakthrough Pain

    Target Audiences: Physicians specializing in Pain Medicine.

    See full details chevron_right
    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: MediCom Worldwide, Inc.
    • Format: On-Demand Online