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Pain Management Courses

The 2016 Virginia General Assembly passed a law requiring Board of Medicine licensees with prescriptive authority to obtain 2 hours of continuing education (CE) on topics related to pain management, the responsible prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis and management of addiction.

The Virginia Board of Medicine has provided this FAQ sheet for more information.

The courses below are designed to meet the Virginia Board of Medicine required continuing education training requirements.

Adult and Pediatric Field Pain Management

A module in the online Advanced Deployed Emergency Practitioner Training Operational Medicine (ADEPT) course designed to provide physicians, healthcare providers, and other practitioners with the current knowledge and skills to advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pain in the suboptimal and prehospital environment.


Method of Participation and Fees

There are fees for participating in the ADEPT Online content. If after successful completion of this activity, you wish to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for this activity, you must:

It is estimated that it will take approximately 2 hours to complete each module, the post-activity reading and post-test assessment.

Planners and Author Disclosure Statement

These Authors and Planners at Operational Medicine Consultants and UHS-PEP have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Disclosure of Off-Label Use

This educational activity does not contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity has no commercial support.

Credit Statement

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 VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and Operational Medicine Consultants, LLC. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This continuing education activity meets the criteria of Virginia Commonwealth University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. A maximum of 0.20 CEUs will be awarded and recorded with the University.

CME/CEU Inquiries

For further information, please contact:
VCU Health CME
(804) 828-3640 or CMEInfo@vcuhealth.org
None of the contents may be reproduced in any form without prior written permission from the publisher.
This activity is jointly sponsored by University Health Services Professional Education Programs (UHS-PEP) of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and Operational Medicine Consultants.

Safe Opiate Prescribing

Opiate addiction is an indiscriminate epidemic. This online course, developed at The VCU Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care, serves as a resource for all licensed prescribers in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the fight against opioid abuse.

Learn more about this course.

Best Practices in Pain Management - Primary Care and Specialty Collaboration

Two day live course managed by VCU Health CME addressing opiates, drug screening, substance abuse, and treatment of chronic pain scheduled for September 16-17, 2017 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA.

Learn More & Register Online

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