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This program fulfills West Virginia's 3-Hour Drug Diversion Training and Best Practice Prescribing of Controlled Substances Training requirement. Please check with your board to determine whether this activity will fulfill your state's requirements.
This activity is designed specifically for primary care clinicians, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team.
Michael J. Brennan, MD
Medical Director, Pain Center of Fairfield
Senior Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation
Jeffrey A. Gudin, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Pain Management
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Dana E. King, MD (Moderator)
Chair and Professor of Family Medicine
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Erica L. Rusie, PharmD (Moderator)
Vice President, Scientific Affairs
JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Talem MedEd. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) maintenance of certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
For physicians claiming ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared through the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow approximately 30 days for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.
Continuing Nursing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.75 contact hours. Designated for 2.5 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.
Continuing Pharmacy Education
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 3.75 contact hour(s) (0.375 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Part 1 Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-21-168-L05-P)
(Part 2 Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-21-169-L05-P)
(Part 3 Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-21-170-L05-P)
Type of Activity: Application
DISCLOSURES OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Talem MedEd adhere to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to Postgraduate Institute for Medicine policy. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:
Michael J. Brennan, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: speaker fees from BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc., RedHill Biopharma Ltd., and SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Jeffrey A. Gudin, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: consultant for BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc., Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., Quest Diagnostics, Sanofi, SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Verséa; and ownership interest in Virpax Pharmaceuticals.
Dana E. King, MD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Erica L. Rusie, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Planners, Managers, and Reviewer
The Talem MedEd and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine planners, managers, and reviewer have nothing to disclose.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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