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New Society webinar focuses on alternatives to opioids for treating pain

As a follow-up to the Wisconsin Medical Society’s highly rated webinar “Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Opioid Prescribing Guideline,” a new program in now available on-demand.

Many physicians have asked, “Now that I know that I should avoid opioids as much as possible, what am I supposed to do about patients’ pain?” This webinar, “Alternatives to Opioids in Treating Acute and Chronic Pain” addresses that question.

Like the Guideline webinar, this program is presented by Michael McNett, MD, medical director, Aurora Pain Program GMS-PSM, and has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board to fulfill its two-hour educational requirement regarding opioid prescribing. It also has been approved for Maintenance of Certification part II points.

In 2016, the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board (MEB) approved a rule requiring physicians with a DEA number to complete two CME credits on its opioid prescribing guideline during both the 2016-2017 and 2018-2019 CME cycles.

In addition to these two webinars, the Society’s entire “Improving Opioid Prescribing” series has been approved by the MEB to fulfill the CME requirement. The other programs in the series vary in length but may be combined to meet the two-hour threshold.

Click here for a list of all of the webinars in the series and visit the Society’s Education Center for complete program descriptions and registration information. Discounted pricing is available for Society members through December 31.

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