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Perioperative Pain Management & Care Coordination- Primary Care: Module 1

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Fri, 4/29/22
Termination Date: Tue, 4/29/25
Credits: 1.25

Educational Planning

Educational Planner Jennifer E F Waljee, MD
Co-Planners Mark C Bicket, MD, PhD and Chad M Brummett, MD
Presenter Jennifer E F Waljee, MD
Activity Coordinators Emily McKanna and Elizabeth Seese, MS, CCRC

Disclosures: There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Educational Objectives:

At the end Module 1 of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of acute care prescribing in the current U.S. opioid epidemic.
  • List the risk factors of opioid use for acute care patients.
  • Detect the factors that could protentially influence acute care opioid prescribing.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians in the fields of Primary Care.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and Michigan OPEN. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Info:

Bibliographic Resources

  • Brummett CM et al. New Persistent Opioid Use After Minor and Major Surgical Procedures in US Adults. JAMA Surgery. 2017; 152(6).
  • Howard, R et al. Association of Opioid Prescribing with Opioid Consumption After Surgery in Michigan. JAMA Surgery. 2017; 152(6).
  • Waljee, J et al. Iatrogenic Opioid Dependence in the United States: Are Surgeons the Gatekeepers? Annals of Surgery. 2017; 265: 728-30.
  • Lagisetty et al. Care Coordination for Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy Following Surgery: A Cohort Study. Annals of Surgery; March 2019. DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003235
  • Klueh et al. Transitions of Care for Postoperative Opioid Prescribing in Previously Opioid-Naïve Patients in the USA: A Retrospective Review. 2018. J Gen Intern Med 33(10):1685–91.
  • Lamvu et al. Perioperative pain management: an update for obstetrician-gynecologists. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Feb 2018; 193-99.
Category: Pain and Symptom Management

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.25
Participation: 1.25