April 24, 2017

Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR

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Educational objectives:

  • Distinguish substance use disorder as a chronic disease
  • Identify ways to improve inpatient pain treatment in patients with opioid use disorders
  • Describe how to safely use methadone for opioid withdrawal management in the hospital
  • Recognize how to manage inpatient pain treatment in patients prescribed buprenorphine

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)  designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 (one) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA Accreditation:
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 1 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Method of participation in the learning process:
In order to receive a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, participants must participate in the entire module, answer post-test questions, pass with a 70% pass rate and complete an evaluation at the end of the activity.