Category: Pain Medicine

How Physicians Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

How Physicians Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

In the US, 130 people die every day from opioids alone. Since 1999, the country has seen three separate waves of opioid overdose deaths that have kill [...]
Pain Management & Opioid CME Requirements by State

Pain Management & Opioid CME Requirements by State

Each state’s medical licensing board has its own set of requirements for medical professionals to maintain their state medical licenses; some stat [...]
Talking to Patients About Opioid Addiction

Talking to Patients About Opioid Addiction

The opioid crisis has affected thousands of individuals in the United States. Due to increasing rates of opioid addiction, it is more important th [...]
Are Doctors Addicted to Prescribing Opioids?

Are Doctors Addicted to Prescribing Opioids?

Addiction to opioids is a national epidemic, yet public discourse does not recognize that it is a multi-faceted problem. On the one hand, up to 1 [...]
How to Address the Ongoing Battle with Opioid Abuse

How to Address the Ongoing Battle with Opioid Abuse

Even as physicians work to prescribe opioids in an effective, educated manner- the river of past, unabated opioid prescribing will continue to cou [...]
Real-Life Molotov Cocktail: Senior Opioid Epidemic

Real-Life Molotov Cocktail: Senior Opioid Epidemic

The story of the senior opioid abuse epidemic is one of a Molotov Cocktail- an unpredictable situation fraught with unstable components that could [...]
New Requirement: Mandatory Opioid Prescription Training

New Requirement: Mandatory Opioid Prescription Training

Beginning in January of 2018, all doctors in Georgia will be required to take three hours of continuing medical education on opioid prescription t [...]
6 Pain Medicine Sample Questions You Need to Know

6 Pain Medicine Sample Questions You Need to Know

Are you ready for the ABPM Certification Exam? Test your knowledge with 6 highly rated Pain Medicine sample questions (which you'll find in our Pa [...]
Free Pain Medicine Exam Sample Questions

Free Pain Medicine Exam Sample Questions

Preparing for the 2016 Pain Medicine Board Exam can be a pain in itself. Below are the eight areas (and their respective weighting) you must becom [...]
5 Pain Medicine Specialists Who Are Making A Difference

5 Pain Medicine Specialists Who Are Making A Difference

  Constantly on a mission to evolve patient care and enhance quality of life, pain medicine specialists are a dedicated and innovative gro [...]
7 Things To Know About the ABA Pain Medicine Exam

7 Things To Know About the ABA Pain Medicine Exam

The Pain Medicine Board Examination, or American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Certification in Pain Medicine, is a single standardized test of kn [...]
Resources for Pain Medicine Board Preparation

Resources for Pain Medicine Board Preparation

This is a guest post by G.C., MD Pain Medicine Preparing for the ABMS Pain Medicine Certification Exam can be a daunting task. “What resources shou [...]
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