The following list of examples of CME courses is not exhaustive, nor an endorsement of any of the programs.
Any program conferring Category 1 Credit in the area of controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, or controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management is acceptable to meet the two CME credits required of all Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate registrants every two years.
You do not need to obtain pre-approval of the courses you choose.
- Scope of Pain: Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education, Boston University School of Medicine (4.75 credits for both modules)
- NetCe: Prescription Opioids: Risk Management and Strategies for Safe Use (total of 15 credits)
- Univ. of Arizona College of Medicine: Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing While Managing Acute and Chronic Pain (2 credits)
- Primed: Chronic Pain/ Pain Management Modules I-VI; the Role of Opioids in Multimodal Treatment Approaches to Acute Pain (3.5 credits)
- Massachusetts Medical Society Opioid Prescribing Series (6 modules, 1.0 credit each)
- Pathways to Safer Opioid Use (1.0 credit)
- Safe opoioid prescribing (up to 3.5 credits)
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