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Pain Management Best Practices during COVID-19 CME Course Available

The official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), Pain Medicine, has published a practice guidelines article titled "Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises" to assist pain medicine providers, health care leaders, and regulatory bodies as they respond to the COVID-19 crisis.​ AAPM held a webinar with a panel of the guideline authors on April 13. A recording of the live activity is now available and eligible for up to 1.25 CME credits.

Pain Management Best Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic Free CME course >

Learning Objectives:
1. Review general and specific risk mitigation procedures related to pain medicine and COVID-19.
2. Discuss mechanisms for triaging pain procedures in the current healthcare environment.
3. Discuss mental health considerations and steps providers can take to protect their own health.

Continuing Education:
The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) provides a live webinar titled "Pain Management Best Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Crises" and offers continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Successful completion requires that participants view the live webinar presentation in full and complete an online evaluation. Participants receive their CME certificates after they submit their evaluations online.

Accreditation:
The American Academy of Pain Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

The American Academy of Pain Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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