This activity has been pre-approved for ABIM MOC Part II credit. Approval for MOC Part II credit by other ABMS Boards may be found here.
Speaker: Michael McNett, MD, Medical Director for Chronic Pain, Aurora Greater Milwaukee South, WI
After reviewing four functional pain disorder types (malingering, somatization, hybrid conditions and passive/dependent personality disorder) of the drug-seeking patient, this webinar offers scripts to help clinicians treat the patient’s actual underlying problem.
Release date (enduring material): November 7, 2016
Expiration date: November 7, 2019
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
• Describe the four functional pain disorder types that can result in drug-seeking behavior.
• Respond effectively to manipulation techniques often used by the drug-seeking patient.
• Describe the challenges, both clinical and personal, that prescribers often face when a drug-seeking patient behaves antagonistically.
• Identify steps in regular practice to mitigate the risks of opioid prescribing for a drug-seeking patient.
Method of Participation
Prior to viewing the presentation, participants must complete a brief pre-test. After viewing the presentation, participants must complete an evaluation and a post-test in which they must answer at least 75% of the answers correctly in order to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The participant cannot proceed to request credit until this score is achieved.
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This activity is designed for Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians,
Allied Health Professionals, Nurses, Social Workers, Professional Staff
No commercial support was used in creating this educational activity.
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