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Earn up to 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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About the Course

Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to receive up to 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Here is an outline of the course lectures:

Module 1:

Scope of the Problem:

History of the Opioid Epidemic.

Module 2:

Opioids for Management of Acute Pain:

Establishment of treatment goals
Discussion of risks and benefits
Prescription drug monitoring programs
Selection of immediate-release opioids
Dosage considerations
Duration of treatment
Follow-Up and Re-assessment

Module 3:

Opioids for Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain:

Assessing risk and addressing harms
Ways to mitigate/reduce patient risk
Review of prescription drug monitoring program data
Use of urine drug testing
Treatment for opioid use disorder

Module 4:

Initiation and Discontinuation of Opioid:

Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain: Risks vs. benefits
Patient Evaluation and Pain Contracts
Opioid Dosing & Role of Morphine Milligram Equivalents
Weaning Process


Sergey Motov, MD

Sergey Motov, MD

Dr. Sergey M. Motov is an internationally known teacher and researcher on the subject of pain management and a renowned authority on the subject. An academic Emergency Physician, Dr. Motov has lectured and published extensively on the appropriate use of pain medications, especially opioids. Dr. Sergey Motov is an assistant professor of clinical Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and the assistant EM residency director at Maimonides Medical Center in New York.

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