EPoCH CME: Prevention of Prescription Drug Misuse and Diversion
Release date - Feb. 9, 2011
Expiration date - Feb. 9, 2014
This online module is available for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. It provides an overview on prescription drug abuse and offers tips for physicians on how to educate and counsel patients. This activity is a part of AMA’s Educating Physicians on Controversies and Challenges in Health (EPoCH) program.
Mike Miller, MD, FASAM, FAP
The Herrington Recovery Center
Rogers Memorial Hospital
CME Activity Planning Committee
|Barry Dickinson, PhD||Director - AMA Science and Biotechnology
|Janet Williams, MA
Senior Policy Analyst - AMA Medicine and Public Health
|Mike Miller, MD, FASAM, FAPA
||Medical Director - The Herrington Recovery Center, Rogers Memorial Hospital
|Jessica Nitin Shah, MA
||Research Assistant - AMA|
|Donald Zeigler, PhD
||Director - AMA Department of Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles|
Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:
- Describe how physicians can help their patients avoid prescription drug diversion
- Identify three strategies to suggest to your patients to prevent the use by others
- Describe general advice for medication safety and maintenance
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for either the faculty or the planners.
In order to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or a certificate of participation, participants must complete the evaluation, post-test and credit form. Participants must score an 80% on the post-test to receive their certificate via e-mail.
This activity includes a slides with corresponding audio and video.
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