FREE Online CME Course

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The Office of the Attorney General and the Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force is offering a FREE online CME video course on The Opioid Epidemic and Indiana’s Opioid Prescribing Laws.

About the Program:

  • Free online 50 minute CME course
  • Offered by the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force through the Office of the Attorney General
  • Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA)* designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
  • Presented by Task Force Members, Palmer MacKie, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Eskenazi Health and Amy LaHood, M.D., Family Medicine Physician at St. Vincent Health Network
  • Introduction by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Indiana State Health Commissioner, William C. VanNess, II, MD.

What Prescribers Will Learn:

  • Gain a better understanding of the scope of the prescription drug abuse epidemic in Indiana and how overprescribing has been a major factor
  • The new Indiana laws governing the prescribing of opioids to chronic non-terminal pain patients
  • Effective strategies to properly manage chronic non-terminal pain patients by using the First Do No Harm Toolkit as a guide

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