Chronic Postoperative Pain Symposium

CME-CPD

To receive your CME certificate

  1. Access the online system to complete the anonymous online evaluation. (Link and deadline will be provided prior to event).
  2. Indicate the number of hours you attended (credit will be verified against registration).
  3. Your certificate will be sent to the e-mail address provided approximately 3 weeks after submission.
  4. Thank you for your feedback!

 

Educational objectives

 After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze potential mechanisms and risk factors of persistent postsurgical pain.
  • Describe a multidisciplinary approach for prevention and treatment of persistent postsurgical pain.
  • Examine transitional pain service economics and obstacles.
  • Discuss current and the future transitional pain service models.


Target audience

The ASRA Pain Medicine CME program provides educational activities to physicians, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and scientists.  ASRA Pain Medicine supports a multidisciplinary and interprofessional approach to continuing education and patient care by also providing relevant education for other healthcare professionals not directly engaging in interventional regional anesthesia and/or pain medicine procedures. ASRA Pain Medicine offers learning opportunities to the national and international healthcare community.

This activity is focused on the surgical patient and the transition of acute to chronic pain and opioid use. The learning objectives are applicable to all health professions engaged in the continuum of pain care.  Participants will learn public health impact and healthcare system costs associated with persistent postsurgical pain and discuss the state of the science in terms of preoperative identification, prevention, treatment, as well as the opportunities for future research and change implementation. 

Participants will learn interventional options through lectures and workshops discussing: Fascial plain blocks, cryoanalgesia, radiofrequency ablation, peripheral nerve stimulation implants, and catheters. 


Accreditation and credit designation statements

Credits by DayMaximum
Saturday, March 11, 2023, Live Event with all recorded content viewed8.0
Total Credits: 8.0


Physicians

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine designates this an internet live course for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The American Board of Anesthesiology® MOCA®1

Credit Reporting to the ABA: ASRA Pain Medicine is an ABA-approved provider and, as a service to ASRA Pain Medicine members and participants, CME credits are reported to the ABA. Participants must include their correctly formatted ABA ID number (34567890) during the online evaluation and credit claim process available at the conclusion of the activity. Once the online evaluation and credit claim process is closed, certificates will be issued and credits reported to the ABA. After this time, participants may request their CME certificate by contacting asrameetings@asra.com, but ASRA Pain Medicine will no longer report credits to the ABA, which will then be the individual participant’s responsibility.


International credits

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has agreements based on the mutual recognition of credit points with the American Medical Association for live educational events.  You may submit your CME certificate directly for credit recognition of this accredited group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS-EACCME): The UEMS-EACCME has agreements based on the mutual recognition of credit points with the American Medical Association for live educational events.  Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net


Commercial support disclosure

View industry support. This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry. All support is managed in strict accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement of all supporting organizations is made to participants prior to the educational activity on the event website. View the guidelines for company representative and in-kind support.


Disclosure and resolution of personal conflicts of interest

See all faculty disclosures. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence and related policies, ASRA Pain Medicine is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its CME/CPD activities. Those in control of the educational content disclose all relevant relationships (financial or other) with any ineligible company that they have had within the past 24 months. If an individual refuses to disclose, they are disqualified from participating. Disclosure information is evaluated and conflicts of interest mitigated. Disclosure is made to participants prior to the activity. Participants are asked to evaluate the objectivity and independence. Off-label or investigational use of a therapeutic product is also disclosed. 


1 Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ program and MOCA® are registered trademarks of The American Board of Anesthesiology.™


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