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AR-IMPACT Case Conferences: Arkansas Prescriber Feedback Reports--Why are these being issued and how are they helpful to providers?
Presenter(s):Corey Hayes, PharmD
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Knowledge Gap: 
AR-IMPACT (Improving Multidisciplinary Pain Care and Treatment) is a weekly free interactive program to help Arkansas clinicians better manage their chronic pain patients and those who need their opioid dosage reduced. The interactive conferences begin with a brief didactic presentation about an aspect of the care of these patients followed by a case conference format where clinicians can present their difficult cases for discussion with their peers and with our panel of subspecialists that include a psychiatrist, pain management physician, psychologist, physical therapist, and clinical pharmacists.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about Arkansas Prescriber Feedback Reports--Why are these being issued and how are they helpful to providers? and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
07/03/2018 - 07/03/2021


1. Discuss the purpose and mission of AR-IMPACT
2. Provide general information on statistics of opioid prescribing in Arkansas
3. Explain the Peer Comparison Reports issued by the Arkansas Department of Health

1. CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain--United States, 2016.
Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R.
JAMA. 2016 Apr 19;315(15):1624-45. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.1464. Review.
PMID: 26977696

2. https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/maps/rxrate-maps.html

3. https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/index.html


Biographical Info

Corey Hayes, PharmD is is a clinical pharmacist and post-doctoral fellow in the NIDA T32 Translational Training in Addiction program in the Department of Psychiatry at UAMS. Within his fellowship, he has been researching opioid use and abuse at the population level, including state level analyses.

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

Corey Hayes, PharmD
Teresa Hudson, PharmD
Michael Cucciare, PhD
Leah Tobey, DPT
Shona Ray-Griffith, MD
Johnathan Goree, MD

Corey Hayes, PharmD

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

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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.

The University of Arkansas for Medical sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 ANCC contact hours. Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.

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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)
23 Registered Users
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

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

1 Contact Hours, 0.1 CEU> Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education> ACPE

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC