Monday, December 17 in Augusta: Improving Opioid Prescribing & Patient Safety

Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety
Monday, December 17, 2018
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Augusta Civic Center
76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330

FREE- advanced registration is required

Check-in begins at 4:30 PM
Light snacks will be provided

Register Here

This 3-hour presentation is an updated version of the broad, clinical and legal review of opioid prescribing in Maine first presented by MICIS in 2017.  The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine has established a new CME rule which is currently effective. All of its licensees, whether MDs or Physician Assistants, must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not. No BOLIM licensee is exempt from this requirement.

Topics and Learning Objectives:

How Did We Get Here?

  • Review 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines.
  • Understand MMEs (morphine milligram equivalents).
  • Assess alternative treatments for acute & chronic pain.

Transforming Our Practices & Our Communities

  • Review best practices in opioid prescribing practice transformation, including team-based care.
  • Understand the benefits of buprenorphine prescribing.
  • Anticipate prescribing naloxone for all patients and families at risk

Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

  • Learn about recent changes in Maine statutes relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery.
  • Learn about recent changes in the rules from licensing boards relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery.
  • Learn about recent changes in the rules from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH and Peter P. Michaud, J.D, R.N.

This MICIS 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, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits 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.

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

 

November/December 2018: 2 presentations & 3 webinars

Free – Advanced Registration Required

Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety  

Monday, November 26, 5:00-8:30pm – Fireside Inn, Portland REGISTER FOR PORTLAND 11/26

Wednesday, November 28, 5:00-8:30pm – Jeff’s Catering, Brewer REGISTER FOR BREWER 11/28

This 3-hour presentation is an updated version of the broad, clinical and legal review of opioid prescribing in Maine first presented by MICIS in 2017.

  • How Did We Get Here?
  • Transforming Our Practices & Our Communities
  • Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine has established a new CME rule which is currently effective.  All of its licensees, whether MDs or Physician Assistants, must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing  every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not.  No BOLIM licensee is exempt from this requirement.  This MICIS presentation is designed to fulfill this requirement. 

Maine Quality Counts 1-hour webinars presented by MICIS – Next Steps in Addressing Maine’s Opioid Crisis
Register online at Maine Quality Counts – Upcoming Events
Webinars are from 12:00-1:00pm

  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 — Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assisted Recovery: Caring for Our Communities
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018 — Co-prescribing Benzodiazepines and Opioids: The Black Box of Increased Overdose Risk
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018 — Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain

This activity qualifies for a maximum of 1-3 CME credits of the 3 CME credit requirement for opioid medication education found in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

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.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this activity for a maximum of 1-3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS www.micismaine.org) is a program of the Maine Medical Association.  For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com

 

Fall 2018 Opioid Presentations

Free 3-hour Presentations – Two Programs – Advanced Registration Required

  • IMPROVING OPIOID PRESCRIBING AND PATIENT SAFETY

New Presentation Added: Brewer on Wednesday, November 28 at 5pm 

Augusta on October 16Wells on October 17, and Portland on November 26
This 3-hour presentation is an updated version of the broad, clinical and legal review of opioid prescribing in Maine first presented by MICIS in 2017.

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IMPROVING OPIOID PRESCRIBING AND PATIENT SAFETY

AUGUSTA: Tuesday, October 16 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at the Augusta Civic Center
Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Peter Michaud, JD, RN
Register for October 16 in Augusta 

WELLS: Wednesday, October 17 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at Village By The Sea
Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Peter Michaud, JD, RN
Register for October 17 in Wells

PORTLAND:  Monday, November 26 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at Fireside Inn
Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Gordon Smith, Esq.
Register for November 26 in Portland

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine has established a new CME rule which is currently effective.  All of its licensees, whether MDs or Physician Assistants, must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not.  No BOLIM licensee is exempt from this requirement.  MICIS, a program of the Maine Medical Association, is scheduling five 3-hour presentations on opioid prescribing in different regions of the state which are designed to fulfill this requirement.

How Did We Get Here?  Review 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines; Understand MMEs (morphine milligram equivalents); Assess alternative treatments for acute & chronic pain

Transforming Our Practices & Our Communities  Review best practices in opioid prescribing practice transformation, including team-based care; Understand benefits of buprenorphine prescribing: Anticipate prescribing naloxone for all patients and families at risk

Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine  Learn about recent changes in: Maine statutes relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery; rules from licensing boards relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery; rules from Maine Department of Health and Human Services relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery.

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NEXT STEPS IN ADDRESSING MAINE’S OPIOID CRISIS

BELFAST: Wednesday, October 30 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at the Hutchinson Center
Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Peter Michaud, JD, RN
Register for October 30 in Belfast

PORTLAND:  Wednesday, November 7 2018 – 5:30-8:45pm at Fireside Inn & Suites
Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Peter Michaud, JD, RN
Register for November 7 in Portland

Opioid Use Disorder & Medication Assisted Recovery: Caring for Our Communities Appropriately recognize, diagnose and language opioid use disorder (OUD);  Compare pharmacologic treatments used in Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR); Develop a strategy for treating acute pain for patients with OUD; Constantly consider harm reduction

Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain Discuss alternative treatments for chronic pain management; Highlight a team based approach to care for patients living with chronic pain; Understand ways to reduce pain by addressing the physical, psychological, social and spiritual components of pain

Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine  Learn about recent changes in: Maine statutes relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery; rules from licensing boards relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery; rules from Maine Department of Health and Human Services relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery.

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This 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, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 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.

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS www.micismaine.org) is a program of the Maine Medical Association.  For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com.

 

Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: Registration is Open for Augusta 10/16, Wells 10/17, and Portland 11/26

Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety

Free – Advanced Registration Required

This 3-hour presentation is an updated version of the broad, clinical and legal review of opioid prescribing in Maine first presented by MICIS in 2017.

AUGUSTA: Tuesday, October 16 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at the Augusta Civic Center

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Peter Michaud, JD, RN

Register for October 16 in Augusta 

WELLS: Wednesday, October 17 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at Village By The Sea

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Peter Michaud, JD, RN

Register for October 17 in Wells

PORTLAND:  Monday, November 26 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at Fireside Inn

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Gordon Smith, Esq.

Register for November 26 in Portland

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine has established a new CME rule which is currently effective.  All of its licensees, whether MDs or Physician Assistants, must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not.  No BOLIM licensee is exempt from this requirement.  MICIS, a program of the Maine Medical Association, is scheduling five 3-hour presentations on opioid prescribing in different regions of the state which are designed to fulfill this requirement.

How Did We Get Here?

  • Review 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines
  • Understand MMEs (morphine milligram equivalents)
  • Assess alternative treatments for acute & chronic pain

 

Transforming Our Practices & Our Communities

  • Review best practices in opioid prescribing practice transformation, including team-based care
  • Understand benefits of buprenorphine prescribing
  • Anticipate prescribing naloxone for all patients and families at risk

 

Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

Learn about recent changes in:

  • Maine statutes relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery;
  • rules from licensing boards relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery;
  • rules from Maine Department of Health and Human Services relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery

 

This MICIS 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, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 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.

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS www.micismaine.org) is a program of the Maine Medical Association.  For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com.

 

Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: Registration is open for 8/21-Brewer & 9/12-Auburn

Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety

Free – Advanced Registration Required

BREWER: Tuesday, August 21 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at Jeff’s Catering

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Gordon Smith, Esq.

Register for August 21 in Brewer 

AUBURN: Wednesday, September 12 2018 – 5:00-8:30pm at Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, and Peter Michaud, JD, RN

Register for September 12 in Auburn

This 3-hour presentation is an updated version of the broad, clinical and legal review of opioid prescribing in Maine first presented by MICIS in 2017.

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine has established a new CME rule which is currently effective.  All of its licensees, whether MDs or Physician Assistants, must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not.  No BOLIM licensee is exempt from this requirement.  MICIS, a program of the Maine Medical Association, is scheduling five 3-hour presentations on opioid prescribing in different regions of the state which are designed to fulfill this requirement.

How Did We Get Here?

  • Review 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines
  • Understand MMEs (morphine milligram equivalents)
  • Assess alternative treatments for acute & chronic pain

 

Transforming Our Practices & Our Communities

  • Review best practices in opioid prescribing practice transformation, including team-based care
  • Understand benefits of buprenorphine prescribing
  • Anticipate prescribing naloxone for all patients and families at risk

 

Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

Learn about recent changes in:

  • Maine statutes relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery;
  • rules from licensing boards relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery;
  • rules from Maine Department of Health and Human Services relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery

 

This MICIS 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, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 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 presentation will also be held in Augusta on October 16, Wells on October 17 and Portland on November 26.  Check the MMA weekly update or www.micismaine.org in the coming weeks for registration information.

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS www.micismaine.org) is a program of the Maine Medical Association.  For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com.

 

MICIS Opioid Presentation on Tuesday, August 21 in Brewer

Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety

Tuesday, August 21 2018 from 5:00 – 8:30pm

Jeff’s Catering, Brewer

Free – Advanced Registration Required

REGISTER HERE

This 3-hour presentation is an updated version of the broad, clinical and legal review of opioid prescribing in Maine first presented by MICIS in 2017.

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine has established a new CME rule which is currently effective.  All of its licensees, whether MDs or Physician Assistants, must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not.  No BOLIM licensee is exempt from this requirement.  MICIS, a program of the Maine Medical Association, is scheduling five 3-hour presentations on opioid prescribing in different regions of the state which are designed to fulfill this requirement.

This presentation will also be held in Auburn on September 12, Augusta on October 16, in York County in late October and Cumberland County in late November.  Check the MMA weekly update or www.micismaine.org in the coming weeks for registration information.

How Did We Get Here?

  • Review 2016 CDC opioid prescribing guidelines
  • Understand MMEs (morphine milligram equivalents)
  • Assess alternative treatments for acute & chronic pain

 

Transforming Our Practices & Our Communities

  • Review best practices in opioid prescribing practice transformation, including team-based care
  • Understand benefits of buprenorphine prescribing
  • Anticipate prescribing naloxone for all patients and families at risk

 

Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

Learn about recent changes in:

  • Maine statutes relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery;
  • rules from licensing boards relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery;
  • rules from Maine Department of Health and Human Services relating to opioid prescribing and safety and Substance Use Disorder recovery

 

This MICIS 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, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 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.

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS www.micismaine.org) is a program of the Maine Medical Association.  For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com.

 

June 26 in Auburn: Next Steps in Addressing Maine’s Opioid Crisis

Tuesday, June 26 REGISTER HERE

5:00-8:30pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD and Peter Michaud, JD, RN

This Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS) presentation will include these topics:

  • Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assisted Recovery: Caring for Our Communities
  • Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
  • Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

 

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

This MICIS 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, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 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 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’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education to provide CME activities for physicians.

For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com.

 

June 13 in Augusta: Next Steps in Addressing Maine’s Opioid Crisis

Wednesday, June 13 2018  REGISTER HERE

5:00-8:30 pm at the Augusta Civic Center

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD and Gordon Smith, Esq.

This Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS) presentation will include these topics:

  • Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assisted Recovery: Caring for Our Communities
  • Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
  • Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

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

This MICIS 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, and the similar requirement in the recent amendments to Chapter 1 of the Rules of the Board of Licensure in Medicine.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 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 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’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education to provide CME activities for physicians.

For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com.

 

Monday, May 21 in Brewer, ME: Next Steps In Addressing Maine’s Opioid Crisis

Next Steps In Addressing Maine’s Opioid Crisis

Monday, May 21, 2018 – Brewer

This 3-hour education session will feature an update on Maine opioid prescribing laws and rules as well as clinical content with a compassionate, patient-centered perspective.  Educational methods will include didactics, video, individual exercises and small group discussions.

The topics covered at this session will be:

  • Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assisted Recovery: Caring for Our Communities
  • Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
  • Recent Legal Changes Affecting Opioid Prescribing in Maine

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.

Presenters: Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH and Peter Michaud, JD, RN

Monday, May 21, 2018
5:00 PM -8:30 PM
Jeff’s Catering, 15 Littlefield Road, Brewer ME 04412
Check in begins at 4:30 PM
FREE- advanced registration is required
Light snacks will be provided

Click here To Register

The Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS) is a program of the Maine Medical Association.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 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 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’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education to provide CME activities for physicians

For more information, contact Susan Kring at 480-4190 or skring@mainemed.com

 

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