Knowledge Gaps in Pain Management and Opioid Therapy

David BeardEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Knowledge Gaps in Pain Management and Opioid Therapy Still Remain

Knowledge Gaps in Pain Management and Opioid Therapy Still RemainKnowledge Gap Medical News BriefA study was published this month on knowledge gaps in pain management for primary care providers, covering over 5,500 clinicians – including physicians, APRN’s, RN’s, pharmacists, and physician assistants. It is a long study, conducted by a major Continuing Medical Education firm (Rockpointe), but well worth the … Read More

2021 Opioid Cardiac Arrest Guidelines – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

2021 opioid cardiac arrest resuscitation

2021 Opioid Cardiac Arrest Guidelines Update from the AHA Regarding Use of Naloxone in Opioid-Related Cardiac Arrest ResuscitationThe AHA just updated its 2021 opioid cardiac arrest scientific statement to update/clarify the management of opioid-related cardiac arrest. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), what is the role of naloxone when resuscitating a patient from opioid-related cardiac arrest?Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check … Read More

New Medical Cannabis CME Course from Med-Challenger Provides Evidence-based Cannabis Medical Education with CME Credit

Nancy M. Anderson, MBA, MSEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Product News, Urgent Care

New Cannabis CME Course from Med-Challenger Medical Education

Cannabis CME Course Provides Evidence-based Review of Medical Cannabis and Approved Uses of Cannabinoids in Medical PracticeCannabis CME Course helps demystify medical cannabis for physicians and their patients’ education.Cannabis use has become increasingly common in the U.S. in recent years, with legalization for medical and recreational purposes expanding to more states. With this increase in cannabis use, access, and increased … Read More

Opioid Overdose Protocol Board Review Questions | CME Quick Quiz

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

opioid overdose protocol board review questions CME quick quiz

Opioid Overdose ProtocolDepressed Consciousness Board Review QuestionsDrug overdose deaths continue to increase in the United States. From 1999 to 2017, more than 702,000 people have died from a drug overdose. In 2017, more than 70,000 people died from drug overdoses, making it a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States.  Opioids—mainly synthetic opioids (other than methadone)—are currently the … Read More