Evidence Based Care of Chronic Pain Course
(You will receive an e-mail within 24-48 business hours of your registration. This e-mail will include viewing links, handout materials and surveys/evaluations)
$40 for IAFP/AAFP Members
$50 for Nonmembers
Iowa-licensed physicians are required to complete 2 hours of Category 1 credits for chronic pain management and 2 hours of Category 1 credits for end-of-life care every five years. These new requirements, which became effective August 17, 2011, are for physicians who provide primary care to patients (e.g., emergency physicians, family physicians, general practice physicians, internists, neurologists, pain medicine specialists, and psychiatrists.)
Douglas Martin, MD, FAAFP, FACOEM, FAADEP, Medical Director, UnityPoint Health- St. Luke's Occupational Medicine, Sioux City, Iowa
Iowa Academy of Family Physicians asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Iowa Academy of Family Physicians has procedures to resolve apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any discussion of unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices occurs.
Unlabeled/investigational uses of commercial products are not discussed in this activity.
Dr. Martin disclosed that neither he nor any member of his immediate family has a relationship or financial interest with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.
- Review the current evidence basis for treatment of common causes of chronic pain.
- Discuss the pros and cons of opioids (responsible opioid prescribing)
- Teach these principles using real world examples.
Support provided by a grant from the AAFP Foundation through the Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium and by a grant from (RALI) the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative of Iowa.
This Enduring Material activity, Evidence Based Care of Chronic Pain, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 2.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 09/01/2020. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.