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A Sensible Solution to the Opioid Epidemic
Presenter: Robert Brech, BS, JD
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Knowledge Gap:
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers regarding solutions to the opioid epidemic.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about solutions to the opioid epidemic and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
01/12/2018 - 01/12/2020

Program Overview:

The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers regarding solutions to the opioid epidemic.


1. Discuss the urgent need to deal with the opioid epidemic
2. Outline a legal and sensible solution to the epidemic
3. Discuss the pros and cons of the proposed solution


1.    https://ppsg.medicine.wisc.edu/

2.  CDC/NCHS. National Vital Statistics System


Priya Mendiratta, MD
Paula Podrazik, MD
Gohar Azhar, MD
Susan Smithwick, MD

Nickolas Zaller, PhD

Peer Reviewers:
Kim Miller, MCHES

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CME activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

The following planner, speaker, moderator, and/or panelist of this CME activity has financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:

Curtis L. Lowery, MD - -Joint owner of AirToco & AngelEye

A review of the disclosed financial relationships and the assignment revealed that no conflict of interest exists.

Instructions to obtain credit:

1.       Launch the activity 
2.       View the entire activity online 
3.       Complete the post-test 
           (must pass the post-test with a score of 65% to receive credit)
           You may retake the post-test if you do not receive a passing score.
4.       Complete Evaluation 
Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).

Direct Provider Statement
In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy statement

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all provided and jointly provided educational activities.  All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity, directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CE) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship.  Financial relationships of immediate family members must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship(s) could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content.  The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Individuals who refuse to disclose are disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CE activity.

UAMS Office of Continuing Education

4301 W. Markham #525
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968

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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
80 Registered Users
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit