A Guide to New Opioid Prescribing Rules: An Update from the IDFPR
ISMS members: Free
Non-ISMS members: $75.00
This course from Brian Zachariah, MD, offers a guide to new opioid prescribing rules. The course will help you complete the state-mandated opioid CME requirement.
Dr. Zachariah’s background is in emergency medicine and he has been in practice for more than 20 years. Since 2011, he has served as the Chief Medical Coordinator for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Previously, he was Director of Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas — Galveston.
At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:
- Articulate why the IDFPR and the Medical Disciplinary Board adopted the FSMB guidelines for opioid prescribing.
- Identify the key features of the FSMB guidelines for opioid prescribing.
- Develop a plan for integrating these guidelines into your clinical practice.
All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.
ISMS members and their staff
The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Illinois State Medical Society designates this internet activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.
The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.
Brian Zachariah, MD
Chief Medical Coordinator, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
Meets State-Mandated Requirements
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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 the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Participation Credit
ISMS member cost: Free
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