1. Review the Course Information
The Substance Abuse Epidemic and the Essential Role for the Family Physician
Origin: Reading CME Conference
Presenter: Joseph Garbely, DO, Caron Treatment Centers, Wernersville, PA
- Deploy interprofessional and interdisciplinary materials to improve coordination of care among diverse healthcare professionals;
- Improve communication between family medicine physician practices and interprofessional team members, specifically the quality and timeliness of referral and follow-up consult notes;
- Understand how to deploy patient experiences program to assess patients’ experiences and knowledge of pain management in order to more appropriately and effectively engage them in shared decision-making practices;
- Improve confidence to treat patients with chronic pain by utilizing evidence- and guideline-based strategies for risk assessment, management, and monitoring of opioid therapy.
Faculty Disclosure Statement: The speaker has no conflict of interest, financial agreement, or working affiliation with any group or organization.
CME Credits: 0.5 credits
Handouts: download here
Patient Safety (y/n): Yes
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3. Watch the Video
4. Take the Post -Test
This enduring material, The Substance Abuse Epidemic and the Essential Role for the Family Physician? has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Certificate Explanation
You must complete the post-test as proof of participation in order to receive your CME certificate. After completion of the post-test, you will be directed to a webpage where you can download your CME certificate.