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


Antonio Quidgley-Nevares, MD

Associate Professor and Chair Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

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

Objective:  Evaluate opioid medications and use appropriate prescribing guidelines in pain management.




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.


Reviewers:  Jerry Nadler, MD and James Dixon, MD                          

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

Release date:  June 15, 2017                  Expiration date:  June 14, 2020


The following planning committee members, reviewers, and presenters have disclosed that they do not have any relevant relationships with commercial companies: Edward C. Oldfield, III, MD, Ian Chen, MD, MPH, Mark C. Flemmer, MBChB, Romash Khardori, MD, PhD, Jerry Nadler, MD, James Dixon, MD, Drucie A. Papafil, MEd, and Karen Clifford, PhD


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.


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.