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