Pain Management & Addiction Curated CME Collection

Pain Management & Addiction Curated CME Collection includes the Addiction Medicine and Pain Management Topical Collections.

This versatile, insightful and powerful collection of lectures from experts at world–class institutions addresses these distinct but connected areas of concern for physicians and other healthcare professionals. It prepares clinicians to identify and manage prevalent conditions, understand diagnostic treatments across team–based healthcare, learn ways to improve patient safety and gain insight into new treatment methods across primary care.

Packed with practical and focused content relating to relevant and evidence–based lectures, the Pain Management & Addiction Curated CME Collection features 10 playlists that can be easily streamed. Get deep insight on chronic pain, migraine, opioids, pediatric addiction and much more from highly regarded healthcare professionals. All lectures are accredited with the ability to earn

  • 66.50 Credits
  • 110 Lectures
  • 57+ Hours of Listening

Pain Management & Addiction Topics
All About Opioids
• List diagnostic criteria for substance-use disorders.
• Provide prenatal care to a woman who is dependent on opioids.
• Incorporate patterns of prescribing that provide adequate management of pain while minimizing potential for addiction to or abuse of opioids.
• Write institutional guidelines for treatment of acute and chronic pain.
• Adopt the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for the use of opioids for non-cancer pain.
• Recognize early and late symptoms of withdrawal from opioids.
• Recognize risk factors for misuse of opioids.
Smoking, Drinking, & Eating Addictions
• Develop a management plan to help smokers quit successfully.
• Discuss physiologic processes in the brain that are common to obesity and substance addiction.
• List the known negative effects of cannabis and implications for abuse.
• Treat a patient with cannabis-use disorder appropriately.
• Counsel a parent concerned about marijuana use among school-aged children.
• Educate patients (including teens) about the health risks and dangers of electronic cigarettes.
• Provide brief intervention and referral to treatment for patients with alcohol use disorder.
Best Practices in Management/Treatment
• Describe the effects of recreational drugs on the central nervous system and how they can increase the risk for stroke.
• Motivate patients with substance-use disorders to obtain treatment.
• Identify drugs for the treatment of patients with alcohol-use disorder.
• Take appropriate action to prevent an impaired physician from causing harm.
• List the mainstays of treatment for patients with amphetamine poisoning.
• Effectively treat complications related to abuse of intravenous drugs.
• Recognize the legal, ethical, and moral duties of the emergency physician when treating patients who are intoxicated.
• Determine the best treatment for a pregnant woman with an opioid-use disorder.
• Counsel patients on the adverse effects of marijuana use during pregnancy.
• Recommend effective treatments for patients who abuse cocaine or methamphetamine.
Young & Addicted (Pediatric/Adolescent Care)
• Recognize signs of cannabis-use disorder and discuss adverse effects of cannabis use during adolescence.
• Prescribe appropriate medical treatment for opioid-use disorder in children and adolescents.
• Identify behaviors associated with pathologic gaming or video-game addiction and create a rehabilitation plan for children with video-game addiction.
• Evaluate and treat infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
• Manage concomitant attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder in adolescents.
• Recognize and address comorbid psychopathologies in children with substance-use disorders.
• Educate patients and families on chronic daily headache.
• Recognize characteristics of headaches that raise concern.
• Choose evidence-based interventions for treatment or prevention of migraine.
• Evaluate the pathophysiology that predisposes patients with migraine to comorbid disorders.
• Recognize other disease states that may accompany migraine.
• Distinguish among chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and complex regional pain syndrome.
• Individualize treatment of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain.
• Use biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid to help make a diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
• Manage a non-pharmacologic treatment program for a patient with fibromyalgia.
• Formulate an evidence-based, comprehensive treatment plan for patients with chronic pain.
Back Pain
• Assess and evaluate common causes of back pain in the primary care setting.
• Use care paths and best evidence for treatment of acute and chronic low back pain.
• Evaluate findings that are concerning for a serious disorder in a child with back pain.
• Prescribe nonoperative treatment for low back pain.
• Select appropriate patients for interventional pain procedures.
• Implement strategies for the safe treatment of pain with opioids.
• Create a postoperative pain-management plan for a patient planning a major surgical procedure.
• Recognize and manage opioid-induced hyperalgesia.
• Recognize early and late symptoms of withdrawal from opioids.
• Formulate a regimen of postoperative pain control for a patient taking opioids preoperatively.
Palliative Care
• Develop skills to start end-of-life conversations with dying patients and their family members.
• Answer questions about hospice care posed by family members of patients nearing end of life.
• Differentiate between palliative care and end-of-life care.
• Counsel families of terminally ill patients about palliative care practices.
• Create a global palliative dyspnea plan for a patient who is contemplating use of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation at the end of life.
Chronic Pain
• Explain the pathophysiology of chronic pain.
• Formulate an evidence-based, comprehensive treatment plan for patients with chronic pain.
• Use a multidisciplinary approach in the management of chronic pain in children.
• Outline components of an integrated pain program.
• Counsel patients with chronic pain about lifestyle interventions.
• Identify patients at higher risk for development of persistent pain.

  • This is a digital only product — that means access from anywhere, anytime and no risk of delays.
  • Most CME credits in this product will be current for over 2 years, longevity varies by lecture.
  • Includes CME credit tracking and CME certification.

These lectures are for general CME/CE use, and do not necessarily meet your state’s and/or institution’s specific CME/CE requirements for patient safety, risk management, opioid prescribing, etc. Check your individual state and institution to verify continuing education requirements related to licensure and certification.

Sample Lectures In Addiction Medicine


Sugar, Hormones, And Addiction

Robert Lustig , MD

0 Credits | 51:49 minutes | February 07, 2018


The Impaired Clinician

Terri Pickering , MD

0 Credits | 08:56 minutes | May 07, 2018

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