Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 11/20/2017 (Plain Text Version)
In this issue:
Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: Wednesday, 12/6 in Portland
5:00-8:30 pm at the Fireside Inn & Suites in Portland - Register Now
REMINDER: Pursuant to P.L. 2017, Chapter 488, health care practitioners who prescribe opioid medications must have completed 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing by December 31, 2017.
Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety
Wednesday, December 6, 5:00 – 8:30 pm at Fireside Inn and Suites, 81 Riverside Street, Portland
Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH and Peter Michaud, JD, RN
Free program - advanced registration is required.
This 3-hour education session will feature an update on Chapter 488 and clinical content with a compassionate, patient-centered perspective, and will include “blitz” didactics, multi-media components, case-based studies and small group discussions. Presented by the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS), a program of the Maine Medical Association.
The topics covered at this session will be:
This MICIS presentation activity qualifies for a maximum of 3 CME credits of the 3 CME credit requirement for opioid medication education found in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488, Maine’s recent legislation to address the opioid drug abuse crisis.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation through the partnership of Maine Medical Education Trust and the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS). The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities for physicians.