New State CME Content Updates, 2020 State CME Requirements: Prescribing Controlled Substances, Recognizing Victims of Human Trafficking and More Recently Added

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2020 New State CME Updates to Med-Challenger State Required CME Course

2020 State CME Requirements Update - New State-Required CME Topics Added to State CME Course

Med-Challenger's State CME Course Updated for 2020 

Med-Challenger provides one of the most popular courses for earning State CME Requirements.  Med-Challenger's State CME course is continually updated so healthcare providers in all 50 US states can find and fulfill state CME requirements year after year.  We've just updated our State CME Course with newly required state CME topics for 2020 - and we freshened up everything else.  If you need to earn State CME credits, check it out.

New 2020 topics added to the State Required CME course:

Prescribing Controlled Substances 

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM

Author: Gerard Kiernan, MD, FHM, FAAFP  

  • Identify the increased risk of persistent opioid use associated with post-surgical opioid prescription.
  • Outline the risks and benefits of opioid therapy for the treatment of chronic back pain.
  • Identify the factors which are associated with an increased risk of opioid misuse disorder.
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the prescription drug monitoring program.
  • Describe the need for the establishment of clear and attainable goals prior to initiating therapy with opioids.
  • Prescribe the appropriate dose and formulation when initiating opioid therapy.
  • Recognize the increased risk associated with high-dose opioid therapy.
  • Arrange an appropriate follow-up plan on initiation of opioid therapy.
  • Recognize the need for urine drug testing prior to initiating opioids and interpret the results appropriately.
  • Formulate a treatment plan for a patient with ADHD and a history of a substance misuse disorder.
  • Manage ADHD medications during pregnancy
  • Recognize the dangers associated with the use of benzodiazepines in the elderly.
  • Appropriately utilize benzodiazepines for treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.

Recognizing Victims of Human Trafficking in the Pediatric Emergency Department 

2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)

Author: Andrea C. Eberly, MD, M.S., FAAEM

  • Define human trafficking, its incidence in the United States, and the scope of the problem.
  • Identify suspicious indicators that may suggest a patient may be involved in human trafficking.
  • Describe the multifaceted health issues and complicated social challenges faced by patients involved in human trafficking.
  • List important aspects of medical management and treatment for those involved in human trafficking.
  • Identify access services that can help patients involved in human trafficking and secure their safety.

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  • 80 topics, including new topics annually
  • 100 AMA Category 1 CME credits

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