Learn appropriate techniques for prescribing opioid medication and other pain management tools, specifically for your older adult patients. 

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR FOR PHYSICIANS

This education activity covers essential information about effectively managing pain and appropriately prescribing opioid medication for older adult patients.  Topics include:

Managing acute, chronic, post-surgical pain;

  • Managing patients receiving palliative or hospice care;
  • Appropriate prescribing for individuals experiencing dementia;
  • Physical, psychological, interventional and other non-opioid pain management techniques.

This on-demand course, hosted by The Doctors Company, includes five video segments.  Completing this course enables you to:

  • Use a broad approach to managing pain that includes physical and psychological techniques;
  • Prescribe pain medication for older adult patients more appropriately;
  • Educate patients on their treatment and utilize informed consent and treatment agreements.

Program Presenters:

  • David Bazzo, MD, Family & Sports Medicine
  • Dori Cage, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Karl Steinberg, MD, Palliative Care
  • Bob Wailes, MD, Pain Management

This on-demand course, hosted by The Doctors Company, includes five video segments.  Completing this course enables you to:

  • Use a broad approach to managing pain that includes physical and psychological techniques;
  • Prescribe pain medication for older adult patients more appropriately;
  • And educate patients on their treatment and utilize informed consent and treatment agreements.

Continuing Education Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Doctors Company and Champions for Health. The Doctors Company is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical educational activities for physicians.  

The Doctors Company designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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