Controlled Substance

Controlled Substance Seminar CME / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 2A (CSB2A) Topics Include:  Consensus Guidlines-Ketamine/Esketamine, Taper Chronic Use of Benzodiazepines, Patient Counseling, and more.

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Short Course:
CSB2A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Update on Ketamine and Esketamine

Explain the neurotrophic hypothesis of depression; Sketch the mechanism of action of ketamine and related agents; Summarize the findings of randomized trials that established the efficacy of ketamine and esketamine for treatment of depression; Select appropriate candidates for treatment of depression and suicidal ideation with ketamine or esketamine; Follow consensus guidelines when using ketamine or esketamine.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Role of Healthcare in Addressing the Opioid Crisis

Assist clinical leaders in combatting the opioid crisis; Foster collaboration among clinicians, health care systems, community organizations, and governments to address the opioid crisis; Describe the role of naloxone in caring for patients with opioid use disorder; Create an institutional protocol for consistently using the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment tool; Encourage other clinicians to take ownership of the opioid crisis by educating themselves and obtaining the waivers required to provide medication-assisted treatment.

QUALIFIES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

Safe Deprescribing of Benzodiazepines

Identify appropriate and inappropriate uses of benzodiazepines; Select effective modalities to treat anxiety related to cognitive dysfunction; Recognize the symptoms of withdrawal from benzodiazepines; Consider pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics factors when planning withdrawal from benzodiazepines; Develop plans to taper chronic use of benzodiazepines.

QUALIFIES FOR GERIATRICS, CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

Perioperative Management for Orthopedic Surgery in the Patient Recovering from Opioid Addiction

Differentiate among options available for MAT; Make appropriate recommendations for discontinuation of MAT therapies prior to surgical procedures; Prescribe postoperative analgesia with the lowest risk for contributing to relapse of a patient who has recovered from opioid addiction; Identify signs of withdrawal from buprenorphine; Compare the efficacies and safety of medications used to ease perioperative pain and anxiety in patients who have recovered from opioid addiction.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

Opioids and Acute Pain

Educate patients on the potential for addiction when using opioid medications for analgesia; Recognize the complexities of providing analgesia to patients who are taking buprenorphine; Summarize the characteristics of ketamine; Describe advantages of using ultrasound-guided neurofascial plane nerve blocks; Counsel patients about postoperative pain to help set reasonable expectations.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

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Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include: Internal MedicineOncologyPediatricsFamily PracticePsychology, and Psychiatry

If you have taken the current Controlled Substance CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

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