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Pain Management, Palliative and End of Life Care Board Review Topics Covered:

  • Prescribing opioids and other controlled substances
  • Pain Management and Palliative Care
  • Assessment and diagnosis of pain
  • End of Life

State Medical Board-Mandated Pain Management CME

This question bank will meet the Pain Management-Related CME requirements for the following state medical boards:

Contributing Pain Management, Palliative and End of Life Care CME Medical Faculty

  • George Chang Chien, MD
  • Kyra Bannister, MD

Stated Learning Objectives for the Online Pain Management, Palliative and End of Life Care CME Activity

Upon completion of this online CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Perform an assessment of acute and chronic pain by evaluation of symptoms, course of illness, and past medical and psychiatric history
  • Safely and effectively prescribe and administer appropriate analgesic medications, including opioid pain medications, after assessment of the risks and benefits to the patient
  • Utilize adjunctive medications and treatments to alleviate pain and reduce discomfort.
  • Monitor efficacy, side effects, and development of tolerance or dependence to medications used in the management of pain.
  • Recognize signs of misuse or abuse of prescribed medications
  • Understand physiologic changes at the end of life and intervene appropriately to alleviate unpleasant symptoms.

How do I earn Pain Management, Palliative and End of Life Care CME Credits?

  1. Check your state requirements for CME where you practice.
  2. Purchase the Pain Management, Palliative and End of Life Care CME Self-Assessment Activity.
  3. Answer questions with at least 70% accuracy (you may correct answers as you go).
  4. Redeem and submit the form and evaluation.
  5. Print your PDF certificate of completion.

  6. *Please Note: Non-MOC hours (CME only) are self-reported. Please follow the instructions given by your board to report your CME hours.

    For full steps, view our Support Page on Redeeming CME Hours.

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BoardVitals designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Pain Management, Palliative and End of Life Care CME info found here.