Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of clinical 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This workshop will address pain management issues in long term care. The audience will participate in complex opioid conversions, brainstorm on writing orders within long term care, and explore other challenging cases in long term care pain management. **There is an additional fee of $25 to participate in this workshop and pre-registration is required. To ensure an optimal learning experience, space is limited so sign-up as soon as possible by checking the appropriate box on the registration form.
Review pain management in long term care.
Practice basic opioid conversions.
Discuss writing orders in long term care.
Speakers(s): Peter Winn, MD, CMD; William D. Smucker, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): William D. Smucker, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Peter Winn, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.