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AMA Online Learning Center
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...37 activities offering about 37 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....AMA.
Cost...........Many are free; others are free to members and $20 to $30 for non-members.
Instruction Type....Text-and-Audio
Target Audiences....Multiple Specialties.
Educational material last updated....2013.
CME Credit Expires...3 years after posting.
Financial support...None Stated.
37 presentations including:
Pain Management (12)
• Leadership (6) 
• Medical Staff (6)
• Colorectal Cancer (4)
• Medical Ethics (3)

BupPractice.com - Buprenorphine (Suboxone) Training and Practice Tools
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours and Cost....Two courses:
ASAM DATA 2000-Qualifying Buprenorphine Training, 8 hours, $175.
Post-Training Buprenorphine Cases, 4 hours, $80.
CME Credits Awarded by....Clinical Tools, Inc.
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...General Interest, PSYCH, PAIN MEDICINE.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial support...National Institute on Drug Abuse.
"The Buprenorphine Training Program (first course) fulfills the physician-training requirements of the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000). According to DATA 2000 requirements, physicians must complete 8 hours of education, such as this program provides, if they wish to become eligible to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid dependence. Upon the successful completion of the training, and once they have met other requirements, physicians can submit a "notification of intent" to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to become eligible to prescribe buprenorphine." The second course, Post-Training Buprenorphine Cases, gives additional training.

Cleveland Clinic Anesthesiology/Pain Management
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1 activity, 2 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost..........Free.
Instruct. Type...Case-Based Interactive, Text-Only, Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audiences...ANESTHESIOLOGY, PAIN MANAGEMENT.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial Support...Multiple pharmaceutical companies.
A single two-hour activity, Temperature Monitoring and Perioperative Thermoregulation.

Emerging Solutions in Pain
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...10 activities offering a total of about 9 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....MediCom Worldwide, Inc.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Text-Only; Slide-Audio; Video Lectures; Case Studies
Target Audiences...PAIN MEDICINE or any physician who treats pain.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...Teva Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma L.P., Covidien, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
After registering and logging in, click on CE Education to find these activities. 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

Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids: Assessing Risks, Safe Prescribing 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...3.0 (6 modules). 
CME Credits Awarded by...University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education in collaboration with The France Foundation, the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), the FSMB Foundation, and the American Osteopathic Association of Medical Informatics.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video lectures.
Target Audience...Prescribers of ER/LA opioids.
Educational material last updated...2014.
CME Credit Expires...2016.
Financial Support...ER/LA Opioid Analgesic (REMS) Program Companies. 
After completing Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids: Assessing Risks, Safe Prescribing, you will be able to:
• Appropriately assess patients for the treatment of pain with ER/LA opioid analgesics, including analyzing risks versus potential benefits 
• Assess patient's risk of abuse, including substance use and psychiatric history 
• Identify state and federal regulations on opioid prescribing 
• Incorporate strategies to effectively initiate therapy, modify dosing or discontinue use of ER/LA opioid analgesics in patients with pain 
• Manage ongoing therapy with ER/LA opioid analgesics 
• Incorporate effective counseling for patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics 
• Discuss general and product-specific drug information related to ER/LA opioid analgesics 

PainStracts: Dannemiller's Publication of Monthly Pain Related Modules
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...19 hours @2 hours per module and 2 Board Reviews (total of 130 hours).
CME Credits Awarded by....Dannemiller Foundation.
Cost..........$5 per module.
Instruction  Type....Text-Only.
Target Audiences....PAIN MANAGEMENT.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Expiration of CME Credit...2012 articles expire at the end of 2013; 2013 articles expire at the end of 2014.
Each month, Dannemiller produces two modules, each consisting of 10 abstracted articles from hundreds of medical journals that cover the entire spectrum of pain. Each module is certified for 1 AMA PRA category 1 hour of CME credit.
You will also find a 52 hour Pain Management Board Review ($599) and a 59 hour Anesthesiology Board Review ($599).

Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...4.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Boston University School of Medicine.
Cost..........Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lectures.
Target Audience...Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and pharmacists
Expiration of CME credit...January 31, 2014.
Financial Support...None Stated.
After completing Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain, you will be able to:
• Discuss the breadth and quality of evidence for the use of opioids for chronic pain, including current gaps in knowledge.
• Describe appropriate assessment, monitoring and documentation strategies to meet best practice standards and medico-legal requirements to support opioid prescribing.
• Apply appropriate communications strategies when initiating, managing, and, if necessary, terminating opioids for patients with chronic pain.
• Describe, screen for, and manage potential co-morbidities in chronic pain patients.
• Apply a practical framework for decision-making on the initiation, maintenance, and discontinuation of opioid analgesics for the treatment of chronic pain.
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 4 hours of risk management study and 4 hours of opioid education.

Scope of Pain: Safe & Competent Opioid Prescribing Education
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...3.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Boston University School of Medicine.
Cost..........Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio Lectures.
Target Audience... Pain Management, General Interest,
Expiration of CME credit...January 31, 2014.
Financial Support...None Stated.
After completing Scope of Pain: Safe & Competent Opioid Prescribing Education, you will be able to:
• Discuss prevalence of chronic pain in the US
• Discuss prevalence of the use and misuse of opioid analgesics
• Describe the pharmacology, efficacy and safety of opioid analgesics
• Describe the components of a thorough opioid misuse risk assessment for a potential candidate for chronic opioid therapy
• Describe universal precautions and their role in chronic opioid therapy
• Describe monitoring and documentation strategies for chronic opioid therapy
• Describe initiating opioid therapy
• Apply counseling and communication strategies to ensure appropriate and safe use of opioid medications
• Assess differential diagnosis for aberrant medication taking behavior - Pain relief vs drug seeking