Statement of Need
There is a need to educate physicians on trends in opioid prescribing, the magnitude of harm attributable to prescription opioids, risk factors for opioid misuse, overdose, and opioid addiction, and the intersection of opioid prescribing with the resurgence in heroin use, addiction, and overdose deaths. Secondarily, physicians need to be aware of developing regulatory, legislative, and private sector initiatives that are impacting their ability to apply individualized clinical decision-making for pan management and opioid prescribing.
Lifesaving skills such as ACLS/CPR/BLS & PALS help prepare to assist in emergency situations to save lives
Statement of Competency (6)
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competency; medical knowledge.
This would lead to compassionate care and proper therapeutic intervention to improve patient care.
Better prescribing and management.
The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Telehealth Group LLC/joint providership with IMANA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 to 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Claiming Your CME Credit
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Ayaz M Samadani M.D. FAAFP
In order to assure the highest quality of certified CME programming, and to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, the AMA requires that all faculty, planning committee and AMA CME Program Committee members disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial or proprietary entity producing health care goods or services relevant to the content being planned or presented.
The following disclosures are provided:
Ayaz M Samadani M.D., FAAFP (Nothing to disclose)