CAFP and the Coalition of Health Care Providers on Adolescent Substance Use have launched a new, free continuing medical education course aimed at helping clinicians identify, discuss and address substance use (SU) and prescription medication misuse by adolescent patients. The course is presented in two parts, features videos with clinician insights and offers up to 1 AAFP Prescribed CME credit. It covers topics ranging from discussing confidentiality to opioid prescribing and the importance of early intervention. Take this new course today to learn more and help enhance your skills for talking with teens about SU and prescription medication misuse.
Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives summarizes the key steps in using opioids safely and addresses current CDC guidelines, immediate-release opioids and other pain relieving strategies.
Provides 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and includes three sections:
- Assessing Patients and Initiating Opioid Therapy
- Managing and Monitoring Therapy
- Take-Home Points and General Drug Information
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has established a National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners with requirements that all medical examiners who conduct physical examinations for interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers must complete a training course and pass a certification examination. Only providers who pass the test will be listed on the National Registry and able to perform the exams. CAFP is offering an advanced Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner training course. This training is compliant to the FMCSA and NRCME training requirements.
Chronic pain not caused by cancer is among the most prevalent and debilitating conditions, but also among the most controversial and complex to manage. We have tools and resources, educational activities, and up-to-date information for you and your practice team.