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Society’s new webinar series focuses on improving opioid prescribing

With growing concern for the opioid abuse epidemic and a prescribing-related continuing medical education (CME) mandate likely, the Wisconsin Medical Society and its Opioid Task Force have released a webinar series on improving opioid prescribing.

Presented by Wisconsin physicians who specialize in addiction and pain management, the webinars address the challenges clinicians face and present strategies, tools and resources to improve opioid prescribing practices. Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, the webinars will be offered live on the dates listed below and archived for on-demand viewing. Click on the links to register or for more information.

  • How to Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse: The What, Why and How, presented by David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM, medical director of addiction services, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare—All Saints, Racine, April 27, 7–8 a.m. Click here.
  • Prescribing Opiates Responsibly: Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction, presented by Michael McNett, MD, medical director for chronic pain, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee; May 3, noon to 2 p.m. Click here.
  • Drug Testing in Clinical Practice: The Science and Art of Drug Monitoring, presented by David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM, medical director of addiction services, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare—All Saints, Racine, May 18, 7–8 a.m. Click here.
  • Risk Management Tools in Opioid Prescribing: Pain Agreements and the Wisconsin Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (WPDMP), presented by David Galbis-Reig, MD, DFASAM, medical director of addiction services, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare—All Saints, Racine, June 8, 7–8 a.m. Click here.
  • The Opioid Epidemic and the Clinical Prescriber: Opioid Over-Prescribing, presented by Michael Miller, MD, FASAM, FAPA, medical director, Herrington Recovery Center, Rogers Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, date to be determined.

 

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