Pain Medicine CME Courses

Pain Medicine CME Courses

Format: Audio CD, MP3
Price: $199
Summary: Modern sessions bringing you up to date information on pain management, including such topics as managing chronic opiate use, perspectives on pain management, optimal therapy for fibromyalgia, and alternative options to treat lower back pain.
Format: Audio CD, DVD, MP3, MP4, Online Streaming Video
Price: $1,295 - $1,695
Release Date: 6/30/2015
Expiration Date: 6/30/2018
Summary: The Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine program ensures that the learner will be given the necessary tools to improve care in his/her clinical practice. The course includes presentations in over 35 areas of pain management, providing a comprehensive guide to the incidence and economic impact, legal considerations that impact pain management, assessment of the patient's pain, and overview of treatment. Also included are detailed lectures on common pain problems and specialized approaches for specific patient groups.
Format: DVD, MP4, Online Streaming Video
Price: $199 - $299
Release Date: 7/1/2014
Expiration Date: 6/30/2017
Summary: End of Life and Palliative Care is a program designed to present an intoduction and review to the intricate world of palliative care. Presentations with visual aids are offered by national proffessionals in the emerging field of palliative care. Lecturers discuss the basic doctrine of palliative care and place emphasis on symptom management for common disease processes, the nature and structure of hospice programs, and how palliative care courses can interface with fundamental medical care. Attendees will have a broad understanding of the field upon completion of this course.
Format: Audio CD, Online Download
Price: $595 - $795
Release Date: 10/1/2013
Expiration Date: 10/1/2016
Summary: Gail M. Sullivan, MD, MPH, AGSF Dr. Sullivan is Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Education, and Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the UConn Center on Aging, University of Connecticut School of Medicine.Dr. Sullivan is a devoted and highly effective promoter for geriatrics education. At the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and prior to that Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Sullivan has designed programs from the ground up introducing, expanding, and assessing geriatric medicine training for medical students, residents and practicing physicians. To produce this training, Dr. Sullivan developed syllabus readings, clinical experiences, conferences, and assessment materials. Her work has set the standard for nationally acclaimed educational competencies in the field.“Dr. Sullivan is an accomplished physician and exemplary teacher,” said C. Seth Landefeld, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama. “She is an extraordinary role model and an inspiration to geriatrics professionals across the country who seek careers as educators.”Dr. Sullivan joined the AGS in 1985 and has been on the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society editorial board since 1998. For the past 2 editions, Dr. Sullivan served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the AGS Geriatrics Review Syllabus and was an Associate Question Editor for 3 prior editions.In June 2010, Dr. Sullivan became the first Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Graduate Medical Education. This is the first journal targeting graduate medical education research.Dr. Sullivan is the recent recipient of the 2013 Dennis W. Jahnigen Memorial Award. This distinguished award is given annually to an AGS member who has provided exceptional leadership training students in geriatrics and has made significant contributions to the progress of geriatrics education in health professions schools.
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: $25/hour
Release Date: 1/6/2014
Expiration Date: 1/5/2016
Summary: Course Objectives:
  • Know how to diagnose common pain problems.
  • Determine and manage functional status in pain patients.
  • Know how to manage long-term pain medications, particularly opioids.
  • Use referral and ancillary care providers in the treatment of chronic pain.
Format: Audio CD, DVD, MP3, MP4, Online Streaming Video
Price: $1,295 - $1,795
Release Date: 10/15/2014
Expiration Date: 10/15/2017
Summary: Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is a course designed for clinicians and others who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. In addition, this course is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to modernize their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.
Format: Hardcopy
Price: About $15/credit
Summary: MedRisk -Medical Risk Management, Inc. - is ACCME-accredited and gives online CMEs that pinpoint risk management, safety of patients, and preventions of medical errors. It also provides more than 50 courses for doctors, dentists, and nurses. CME topics include avoiding medical errors; preventing what are called “never” events; preventing failures in medical systems; decreased health literacy; increased cultural competency; better medical ethics; and more informed electronic medicine. Also available are specialty-specific risk management CME courses. These courses apply states’ guidelines for licenses and malpractice insurers’ guidelines for top discounts. Offered online or via hardcopy versions for people who want to avoid taking CMEs online. CME credits vary by each course and cost: about $15 per credit.
Format: DVD
Price: $199 - $299
Release Date: 8/15/2014
Expiration Date: 8/15/2017
Summary: Pain Management is a comprehensive course that focuses on providing up-to-date information for the care of patients with chronic pain. Subects range from medico-legal considerations to complex pain problems such as regional pain syndrome, headache, myofascial pain, and back and spine pain. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology of pain are also discussed. Earn up to 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The course is offered online and on DVD video.
Format: MP4
Price: $99 - $199
Release Date: 7/1/2014
Expiration Date: 6/30/2017
Summary: Pain Medication Challenges: Appropriate use of opiates and other controlled substances is a program that includes a comprehensive summary of pain medicine by providing evidence-based, expertly informed education relevant to today’s pain medicine difficulties.Opiate Therapy Controversies Srdjan Nedeljkovic, MD This lecture presents information concerning what is known and not known from a scientific point of view about the long term use of potent opiates in the treatment of pain syndromes.Psychology of Chronic Pain Robert Edwards PhD This discussion covers the complex relationships between the subjective experience of pain and other psychological issues such as emotional state and perception.Medical-legal Considerations of Chronic Pain Edward Michna MD This presentation discusses legal and ethical problems that providers who prescribe opiate pain medications could encounter if proper care is not taken regarding dispensing of these substances and providing education to their patients on proper use.Opioid Risk Management Robert Jamison MD This lecture takes a look at the process of the development of addiction and abusive behaviors in the use of opiate medications and presents ideas and insight into how to minimize these common but serious problems.Toxicology for Chronic Pain Stacy E. F. Melanson MD PhD This lecture examines the role of the lab in helping maintain adherence to a pain medication regimen through monitoring by blood and urine testing. The limitations of these tests are presented in detail.Chronic Pain Disorders Edgar L. Ross MD This discussion introduces the fundamental concepts of pain and pain management including defining pain and its various types, discussing the brains response to pain and exploring the various medical therapies for pain and where their use is appropriate.
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 4/1/2015
Expiration Date: 3/31/2017
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Assess the functional effects of pain in patients
  • Manage acute and chronic back pain
  • Appropriately utilize a range of therapeutic options when managing patients with chronic pain
  • Comply with current opioid risk-management practices, including the use of pain contracts and urine drug testing
  • Educate patients on the proper use, storage, and disposal of opioid medications
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Summary: ScientiaCME presents three courses about neuropathic pain. All courses are worth 1 CME credit hour and are listed below:
  • Highlights from the 2014 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting: Take-Aways, Emerging Practice Changes, and Barriers to their Implementation in Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in a Primary Care Setting: Employing Strategies for Appropriate Diagnosis and Improved Patient Outcomes
  • Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices and Barriers to Care in the Prevention and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
Format: Interactive Online
Price: $25/credit hour
Release Date: 8/14/2015
Expiration Date: 8/13/2017
Summary: Featured Content:
  • Using empirically valid clinical parameters to assess and operationalize acute suicidal risk
  • Taking immediate actions to manage the risk of suicidal behavior
  • Referring patients with suicidal ideation to behavioral health clinicians

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