Essentials of Point-of-Care Urine Drug Testing in Pain Medicine
This program will focus on the essentials of point-of-care urine drug testing, with an emphasis on the pain management context. Dr. Reisfield will discuss the unique advantages of point-of-care testing, the must-know limitations of point-of-care testing, and medical necessity issues pertaining to advanced laboratory-based testing.
Faculty: Gary M. Reisfield, MD
This 1-hour CME activity is designed for all clinicians who treat chronic pain.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe three advantages and three limitations of point-of-care urine drug screening.
- Identify five indications for advanced, laboratory-based urine drug testing.
Gary M. Reisfield, MD, is an assistant professor in the Divisions of Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Reisfield has completed a residency in anesthesiology and fellowships in pain medicine and addiction medicine, and is board certified in all three specialties. His major research interest is adherence monitoring in long-term opioid therapy, and he has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles on this topic. He holds editorial positions with Journal of Analytical Toxicology, Journal of Opioid Management, and Pain Medicine, and is a certified Medical Review Officer.
Staff and Content Validation Reviewer Disclosures
The staff involved with this activity and any content validation reviewers of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Planning Committee/Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Reisfield reports that he has nothing to disclose.
Debra Nelson-Hogan, Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.
Cathleen Coneghen, Assistant Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.
The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
For questions regarding CME for this activity, you may reach the department of education at the Academy of Integrative Pain Management at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For successful completion of this activity, please complete a pre-test; utilize the audio recordings synched with the presentation slides to review the content, providing answers to your questions as necessary; and complete a post-test and evaluation following the activity. You will then be prompted to print your certificate. This activity should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
This program is accredited for physicians, nurses, and psychologists. All other clinicians can submit the certificate of attendance upon completion of the program to their licensing boards for consideration of credit.
The American Academy of Pain Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Pain Management designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Academy of Pain Management is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15881 for 1 contact hour.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Document of Attendance
- 1.00 Nursing Credit