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

Prescribing Controlled Substances Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEM Questions of the Week, ENP Question of the Week, FM Question of the Week, Medical Student Question of the Week, NCLEX Question of the Week, NP Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week, Pediatric EM Question of the Week, Pediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week, SPEX Question of the Week, Urgent Care Question of the Week

prescribing controlled substances - opioid prescriptions CME quiz

Prescribing Controlled Substances Review Questions: Free CME QuizOpioid prescriptions CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger’s free CME quiz – Prescribing Controlled Substances – topics include: post-surgical opioid prescription, opioid therapy for the treatment of chronic back pain, opioid misuse disorder, and opioid therapy follow-up.  This topic is now part of many state CME requirements. The free … 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

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Pain Management

Jennifer Williams, MDEM Questions of the Week, ENP Question of the Week, FM Question of the Week, IM Question of the Week, Medical Student Question of the Week, NCLEX Question of the Week, NP Question of the Week, OBGYN Question of the Week, PA CAQ EM Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week, Question of the Week, SPEX Question of the Week, Urgent Care Question of the Week

pain management board review quick quiz

Free Pain Management Board Review Questions This week’s FREE CME Quick Quiz offers pain management treatment  board review questions.  Topics include: back pain, opioids, chronic pain, acute pain, substance abuse, and more.  Here’s a sample…This week’s free board review question…A 59-year-old man presents to you with severe low back pain that he says he has had for 8 years. He … Read More

Clinical Pearl of the Month – Urine Drug Testing

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Medical News

Clinical Pearl of the Month

Today’s Clinical Pearl of the Month question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Family Medicine Editor, Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHM. Test your skills with this review question. Review QuestionA 48-year-old man presents as a new patient, transitioning from a colleague who is retiring. He had a motor vehicle crash ten years prior, and, since then, has suffered from chronic … Read More