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Annual Meeting - Opioid Education Session

 

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Register today and plan to attend the ArMA 2020 Annual Meeting Opioid Education Session: The Opioid Epidemic: Practical Resources and Risk Management! This online medical education series of 3.5 CME credit hours is scheduled for the month of October and will address what healthcare professionals need to know regarding the different aspects of responsible pain management. 

 

This will be a webinar format in which the speakers will present content and interact with participants via live Q&A sessions. Sessions will be available LIVE throughout the month of October. 

 

Open to the whole healthcare team—this is a chance to earn 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. In earning these credits, you will also complete the opioid education requirement for license renewal as stipulated by Arizona Administrative Code.

 

Opioid prescribing is a timely issue regarding its impact on the practice of medicine. This educational conference is designed to connect healthcare professionals in an environment that facilitates learning, networking, and best practice sharing. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear insights from experts and network with peers from healthcare organizations around the state. 

 

Who is the Opioid Education Session intended for?

 

This session, formerly known as the Spring Conference, is intended for physicians in all specialties and for those who are in academics, students, physician health researchers, administrators, and educators who wish to improve their knowledge and competence in the field of opioid prescribing/pain management. 

 

CME Credit

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) through the joint providership of MORE Foundation and ArMA. MORE Foundation is accredited by ArMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

 

MORE Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

What are the goals of the Opioid Education Session?

 

The session aims to:

  • List the medical malpractice liability implications of over/under prescribing pain medications; 
  • Cite the requirements and implications of opioid prescribing as required by the Arizona Medical Board;
  • Provide background information on current statistics and Arizona law regarding opioid prescribing;
  • Apply non-pharmacologic strategies for pain management; and 
  • Utilize the practice management information provided for the clinical application of opioid prescribing and the referral process. 

Schedule:

 

October 10, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Opioid Epidemic Background, Statistics, Regulation, and Legislation

Speaker: Jacqueline Kurth, Arizona Dept of Health Services (ADHS)


 

October 17, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Alternatives to Opioids: Practical Nonpharmacological Approaches 

Speaker: Victoria Maizes, MD, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

 

October 17, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Pain Management Best Practices for Non-Pain Specialist

Speaker: Julian Grove, MD, Pain Consultants of Arizona

 

October 24, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Implications of Pain Management Prescribing & Staying Out of Trouble with AZ Medical Board

Speaker: William Wolf, MD, Arizona Medical Board

TBA

 

Opioid Prescribing and Medical Malpractice: Risk Reduction & Awareness

Speaker: TBD


 


How do I register for the Opioid Education Session?

 

This year we have combined registration into one form for the ArMA Annual Meeting weekend. Within this registration form you can select to register from a menu of events that are taking place, including registering for this educational conference. You can register today by clicking hereArMA members will receive a discounted registration fee of $50 ($150 for nonmembers). Medical student and resident members can register for free. For any questions and free registration coupon codes, please email Blaine King.

 

Supporter

 

The Arizona Medical Association would like to thank the following for their contribution and support of this year's event:

 

MICA Medical Foundation