Patient Safety and Practice Assessment
Completion of all the modules of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) course “Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids” that reviews the 2016 “Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.” Note: This activity may be selected once every 4 years, to avoid duplicative information given that some of the modules may change on a year by year basis but over 4 years there would be a reasonable expectation for the set of modules to have undergone substantive change, for the improvement activities performance category score.
Become better equipped to improve prescription practices and thus help reduce patients' risks of addiction and overdose.
Documented completion with a passing score for the 12 most applicable modules of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) course "Applying CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids" that reviews the 2016 "Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain." Include the following element:
1) Record of completion and passing score – Documented participation in and completion of (e.g., certificate of completion, screenshot) the CDC’s course "Applying CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids" that reviews the 2016 "Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain."
The training can be found at the following link. CME can be obtained at no cost by following the instructions on these sites: