Winter/Spring 2021

Opioid Prescribing Presentation & Topics for Individual Academic Detailing Sessions

Now scheduling this virtual presentation:
Prescribing To Reduce Opioid Overdose Risk:
How to impact the epidemic within the pandemic

Learning Objectives:
– Understand risk reduction in the context of opioid prescribing.
– Obtain familiarity with the use of buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
– Describe recommendations for naloxone prescribing to increase patient safety.

Contact MICIS to schedule a presentation at your medical practice or hospital.


Individual One-on-One Academic Detailing Sessions

Academic detailing is peer-to-peer educational outreach designed to improve prescribing practices.  It is useful for improving quality of care and identifying priorities for change.  MICIS has provided evidence-based prescribing education since 2008.

MICIS is scheduling one-on-one 1-hour Academic Detailing sessions on these topics:
– Opioid Prescribing in Maine 2020-2021
– MAT Update for Maine 2020-2021
– Moving Beyond Opioid and Benzodiazepine Combinations in Maine 2020-2021

Prescribers of opioids (physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants) may request a 1-hour session with a MICIS Academic Detailer, and sessions can be scheduled at any time of day.  There is no charge for the session.  Contact MICIS.

MICIS is a program of the Maine Medical Association.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live internet 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.