March 15, 2019

The goal of this assessment tool is to provide the learner with a means to determine individual knowledge gaps in the treatment of patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) and pain. As a result of this activity, the learner will be directed to the PCSS Core Pain Curriculum for additional information and training to improve their understanding of the assessed OUD and pain-related topics.

Take the Assessment

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and healthcare teams who are treating patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) and chronic pain.

Cost: No fee

Educational objectives:

  • Participants will demonstrate knowledge by obtaining a passing score of 70% on the OUD and Pain Management Assessment Tool (this may require multiple attempts).
  • Participants will spend at least 3.5 hours engaging in learning activities including reviewing the assessment questions, explanations, and references.
  • Participants will identify at least 2 PCSS Treating Chronic Pain and Preventing OUD Curriculum trainings to take in order to increase knowledge of treating OUD and pain.

Note: This 39 multiple-choice question assessment addresses subject areas of OUD and pain. In order to receive credit, participants need to receive a passing grade of 70%. The estimated time to complete the assessment is 3.5 hours which includes the study and review of research and educational materials.

Accreditation and Certification of this Activity

Jointly Accredited ProviderJoint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Physicians

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release date: March 15, 2019 Date of Expiration: March 15, 2022

PA AAPA Category 1 CMEAAPA Credit Designation Statement 

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for a maximum of 3.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until March 15, 2020. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Credit Designation Statement

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.5 Nursing Contact Hours.

Jointly Accredited ProviderJoint Accreditation Designation Statement

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 3.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education credits for learning and change.