2019: Individual Academic Detailing Sessions for Prescribers of Opioids

2019 Opioid Academic Detailing Sessions

Academic Detailing is peer-to-peer educational outreach which is designed to improve prescribing practices.  

Prescribers (physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants) and Medical Directors may request a 1-hour Academic Detailing session at their practice location.  This direct learning session can be scheduled for any time of day, and sessions can be scheduled on the same day for multiple providers in the same or nearby practices.  The session is provided free of charge.

In 2019 MICIS is scheduling individual 1-hour Academic Detailing sessions on the following topics:

Treating Complex Patients with Chronic Pain who are Prescribed Opioids
Learning Objectives:

  • Review opioid prescribing guidelines
  • Assess alternative treatments for acute & chronic pain
  • Review opioid prescribing practice transformation strategies
  • Anticipate prescribing naloxone for all patients and families at risk


Overview of Office-Based Buprenorphine Prescribing
Learning Objectives:

  • Appropriately recognize and diagnose opioid use disorder (OUD)
  • Compare risks, benefits and alternatives of/to buprenorphine treatment
  • Constantly consider harm reduction


Click here to request an individual Academic Detailing session at your medical practice or hospital.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM .  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 Maine Medical Education Trust and the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS). The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity qualifies for a maximum of 1 credit of the 3 CME credit requirement for opioid medication education found in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488, Maine’s legislation to address the opioid drug crisis.

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service www.micismaine.org is a program of the Maine Medical Association.