Pain and Addiction

Presented By STACY SEIKEL, MD

Provided by RiverMend Health Institute

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Event Scheduled For: June 23, 2016 at 3pm EST

Release date: June 23, 2016

Valid through: June 23, 2017

Topic: Chronic Pain, Addiction, Opioid

Media: Live

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes

Target Audience

This CME activity is intended for physicians, psychiatrists, physician assistants, psychologists, and allied mental health advocates.

Program Overview

This presentation will describe pain and addiction as co morbid disease states. The difference between physical dependence and the disease of addiction will be clearly elucidated. The treatment of patients who have co occurring chronic pain syndrome as well as addictive disorders will be discussed. The use of non opioid pain modalities will be reviewed. Pain management for patients on methadone or buprenorphine will also be discussed. The new CDC guidelines for appropriate opioid prescribing will be reviewed. The risk of using benzodiazepines in patients with chronic pain and those with addictive disorders will be discussed. The difference between the use of methadone in a pain management clinic versus the use of methadone in an Opioid Treatment Program will be defined.

Learning Objectives

After this presentation attendees will be better able to: 

  1. Understand pain and addiction as co-morbid disease states.
  2. Manage perioperative pain appropriately in methadone and buprenorphine maintained patients
  3. Learn to utilize the prescription drug monitoring program in treating patients with pain and addiction.

Continuing Education

APA, American Psychological Association

RiverMend Health Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

APA CE credit Awarded: 1.0

ADACGBA, Approved Continuing Education Provider

RiverMend Health Centers, a RiverMend Health LLC entity, maintains responsibility for this program and its content. RiverMend Health LLC is a ADACGBA Approved Continuing Education Provider and may offer ADACBGA approved hours for events that meet ADACBGA requirements. Provider #15-55-03-916.

ADACBGA Continuing Education Units Awarded: 1.0 

NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

RiverMend Health Institute is a NAADAC Approved Continuing Education Provider and may offer NAADAC- National Certification Commission approved hours for events that meet NAADAC requirements. Provider # 867.

NAADAC Continuing Education Units awarded: 1.0

NBCC, National Board of Certified Counselors

RiverMend Health is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider #6573.

NBCC CE credit Awarded: 1.0

CBBS, California Board of Behavioral Sciences

This course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders Provider #4688.

CBBS CE credit awarded: 1.0

CDR, Commission on Dietetic Registration

RiverMend Health Institute is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians registered (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians registered (DTRs) will receive continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for the completion of this program. CDR Provider #R1656.

CDR CPEU awarded: 1.0

ACCME, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC, American Nurses Credentialing Center's

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity has been approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP14749, for 1.0 Contact Hours. Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty

Stacy Seikel, MD

STACY SEIKEL, MD

Dr. Stacy Seikel is the Medical Director with RiverMend Health Centers, Atlanta and Chief Medical Officer of Integrated Recovery Programs for RiverMend Health. A nationally recognized addiction expert, Dr. Seikel is known as a patient advocate and as a professional mentor and leader in the field of addiction treatment. She is Board Certified in both Addiction Medicine and in Anesthesiology.

Dr. Seikel has worked on state and national levels to improve care for men and women with substance use disorders, and has developed programs to keep families intact while a parent achieves recovery and sobriety. In 2012, she was honored with the Dole-Nyswander Award for patient advocacy from the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, after being nominated by the State of Florida.

She has served as Medical Director of various addiction treatment organizations and has overseen medical and psychiatric services at private and public detoxification programs, opioid treatment programs, and residential treatment facilities.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

STACY SEIKEL, MD
  • No financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving credit for this activity. During the accredited period, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; study the educational activity; and complete the post-test and the evaluation form. If you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation, your certificate will be available immediately for download in PDF format.

Hardware and Software Requirements

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Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.