This Enduring Material was originally presented at Psychiatry Grand Rounds and is sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education at Eastern Virginia Medical School

 

Presenter: 

Stephanie Lee Peglow DO, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

and

Ryan Wade, MD

Resident

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

 

Target Audience: All physicians, PAs, NPs and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives: 

1. Describe current research suggesting that marijuana may be a harm reduction tool in the opioid epidemic.

2. Assess opinions on medical marijuana.

 

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This activity fulfills 1 hour of the requirement of 2 CE hours on pain management, proper prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis and management of addiction required for physicians’ licensure in the State of Virginia. 

 

Reviewer(s): Drucie Papafill, MEd, CHCP                     

General Competencies Addressed: Medical Knowledge; Patient Care; Communication; Professionalism 

Release date:  January 1, 2018          Expiration date:  January 1, 2021

DISCLOSURES

The following planning committee members, reviewers, and presenters have disclosed that they do not have any relevant relationships with commercial companies: Jennifer Flaherty, PhD; Lisa Fore-Arcand, EdD; Richard Handel, PhD; and Karen Scott

ACCREDITATION

Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essential Areas, Elements, and policies.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

Eastern Virginia Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

RESOURCES

https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/Factsheet-opioids-061516.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4106581/

https://www.samhsa.gov/prescription-drug-misuse-abuse/samhsas-efforts

https://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/legislative-activities/testimony-to-congress/2016/americas-addiction-to-opioids-heroin-prescription-drug-abuse