PCCS-MAT has a new webinar archived on their website made available from the American Psychiatric Association on “Managing Pain in Patients with an Addiction History”. The webinar can be accessed at: http://pcssmat.org/education-training/archived-webinars/apa-archived-webinar-managing-pain-in-patients-with-an-addiction-history/.
The 1 hour webinar is presented by Jan Kauffman, RN, Vice President, Addiction Treatment Services North Charles Foundation, Inc., and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. One CME credit is available.
The goal of the presentation is to familiarize clinicians with the tools to identify chronic pain patients at risk for misuse of opioids, and provide strategies for managing chronic pain patients with addictive disorders. Guidelines for risk stratification, safe prescribing, and assessing, monitoring and managing errant behavior will be discussed.
Source: PCSS – MAT Training – May 13, 2014