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Live Educational Meetings
Continuing Education Seminar
Updates in Pain Management:
A focus on effective pain management
and new safety concerns
Saturday, October 22, 2016
7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am - 1 pm Seminar
St. Agnes Hospital,
Click Here to Register
Provide an overview of safety
concerns related to opioid use in Maryland, specifically
regarding the risk of overdose, including the dangers of
medication combinations that put patients at a higher
risk of overdose.
Provide education related to
national guidelines available to aid providers in the
safe and effective prescribing of opioids, while
minimizing the risk of overdose, abuse or diversion.
Provide specific examples, using
a case-based approach, of challenges faced by healthcare
providers in Maryland when managing pain or
opioid-related disease states.
This program is
co-sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental
Hygiene, Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program, Saint Agnes
Hospital, Inc. and Health Information Designs, LLC.
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 St. Agnes HealthCare, Inc. and the
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland
Medicaid Pharmacy Program and Health Information Designs,
LLC. St. Agnes Healthcare, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME
to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
St. Agnes Healthcare,
Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of four (4)
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Alabama Pharmacy
Association Research and Education Foundation (APAREF) is
accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy
Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy
Statement of Credit (ACPE)
APA will upload your
continuing education credit information to CPE Monitor. You
will be able to view and print your continuing education
credits from CPE Monitor. The statement of credit should be
retained as proof of attendance in the event of an audit by
the State Board of Pharmacy. In order to receive
ACPE credits you must sign your name on all 4 sign-in sheets
and turn in an evaluation form for each of the 4
presentations at the end of the program. You also must
provide your NABP e-Profile ID # as well as the month and
day of your date of birth to receive credit.
Attendees must register online
here. Pre-registration for physicians is available until
October 7, 2016. There is no charge for attending the
seminar. For details, call 410-767-5945.
Medicaid Pharmacy Program
The Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program
Preferred Drug List (PDL) is included on Epocrates. Visit
and click on "Epocrates Online" or "My
Account" to register for your
free Epocrates online account. The PDL is updated weekly.
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy
Program Provider Advisories
Maryland Medicaid Provider
Board of Pharmacy
Peer Review Program