Opioid Use Prevention and Pain Management CME Learning Modules



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The Colorado Consortium for prescription drug abuse prevention provider education workgroup seeks to engage and educate a broad range of health care providers across Colorado. More specifically, the goal of the workgroup is to increase knowledge around pain management, safe opioid prescribing, and substance use disorder treatment by using a variety of educational tools.


Introduction to Opioids and BenzodiazepinesAlternative Pain Management StrategiesSubstance Use Disorder TreatmentOther
Clinical Pearls for Safe Opioid PrescribingPain Management Strategies Introduction to Substance Use Disorder and Medication Assisted TreatmentMotivational Interviewing for Discontinuing Opioids
Opioid Reduction and Discontinuation StrategiesAcupunctureAlcohol Use Disorder: Outpatient ManagementPelvic Pain for the Primary Care Physician
Benzos: Boon or Blunder?Behavioral Aspects of PainMAT and Stimulant Use Disorder: From Harm Reduction to Treatment Sleep Disorders and Chronic Pain
Safe Prescribing of Benzodiazepines: Lessons Learned from the Opioid EpidemicPhysical Therapy for Pain ManagementBuprenorphine for Opioid Use DisorderPerinatal Addiction Pearls and Updates
Fentanyl Myths & MisconceptionsFibromyalgiaTrauma, Women, and Substance Use DisorderChronic Pain: The Patient Perspective
Microdosing for FentanylLow Back PainAnatomy of an Inpatient Addiction ConsultationRunning on All Cylinders
Deprescribing/Tapering of Prescription BenzodiazepinesBuprenorphine for Pain ManagementSubstance Involuntary Commitment ProcessChronic Pain in Agriculture
Benzodiazepines: Appropriate Prescribing and Alternative TreatmentSpine Interventional ProceduresBIND: The Patient ExperiencePanel Discussion on Farming and Ranching and Mental Health
Consequences of Prescription Benzodiazepine Use & At-Risk PopulationsPT Role in Pain Management Pain Management for Dental Providers

For questions about this project, including questions about accessing CME credit, please reach out to pm@corxconsortium.org.


ACCME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Colorado Medical Society and North Colorado Health Alliance. The Colorado Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

The planners, faculty, and all others in control of the content of this CME activity have reported no financial relationships with commercial interests that would create a conflict of interest for CME purposes with the following exceptions:

  • Steven Wright, MD; BioSciences Delivery, Inc. Consulting Fee, Advisory Committee Member (Benzodiazepines - Boon or Blunder?)
  • Nel Gerig, MD; Terumo Intervention System; Honoraria; Speaker, Aviation Medical Investigator; Grant Funds; contracted research (Pelvic Pain for the Primary Care Physician)


Release Date: 8/1/2020

Termination Date: 5/31/2023

Review Date: 4/30/2023

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