Pharmacologic Management of Pain

April 14th, 2017 - April 14th, 2020
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Pharmacologic Management of Pain.

Our presenter hopes to walk the audience through “how we got here” meaning the pendulum swing from prescribing no narcotics for pain (prior to 1990), to over prescribing narcotics (2000’s), to now trying to limit prescribing narcotics (2013-present). She plans to review quick validated
screening tools  (1-2 minutes) that would give prescribers a general idea of patient’s pain and whether or not it is controlled (if indeed there is a reason for pain). I have a patient case and
several slides devoted to medication drug classes including mechanisms of action, types of pain the medications will help with most, side effects, and cost information. Lastly, Lisa will to highlight the opioid epidemic especially as it pertains to Ohio, the rise of heroin, OARRS reporting, the Governor’s Action Plan, and how to have “the talk” with patients that may exhibit drug seeking

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Dates and Times

End Date: 4/14/2020


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS multi-modal pharmacologic treatment options for patients with acute and/or chronic pain; and REVIEW guidelines for acute and chronic pain management that may help curb the misuse and abuse of prescription pain medication.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Non-opioid pain management options
  • Setting realistic goals for pain control in the hospital
  • Opioid addiction following opioid prescriptions

Webcasts Files

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Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Ms. Lisa Mostafavifar, PharmD
    • Pharmacologic Management of Pain


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.