Who is at Risk for Opioid Addiction: How do I know?
This program will discuss addiction, opioid misuse, and patient selection in chronic pain patients. The session will begin with a presentation of current research on patient selection for opioid therapy and will include a discussion of the clinical applications.
Faculty: Daniel Duhigg, DO
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:
- Identify aberrant drug-related behaviors (ADRBs).
- Identify predictors of ADRBs during opioid therapy.
- Discuss how the concept of addiction applies to chronic pain patients (CPPs).
- Discuss the risk of iatrogenic addiction in CPPs.
Daniel Duhigg, DO, is the attending addictions psychiatrist in the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Interdisciplinary Pain Clinic, Project ECHO, and an assistant professor of psychiatry and neurology at UNM in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is the director for the addiction psychiatry fellowship at UNM. He trains health care providers in the areas of pain psychiatry, addiction treatment in chronic pain, and the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence.
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. Duhigg reports that he received grant support from GE Foundation.
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.
The American Academy of Pain Management is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American Academy of Pain Management maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The Academy designates this activity for a maximum of 1 CE credit.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 APA
- 1.00 Document of Attendance
- 1.00 Nursing Credit