Strategies. Assessment. Fundamentals. Education 

Jointly Provided by

The Pennsylvania Pain Society, The Greater Philadelphia Pain Society, Miller Medical Communications and Pri-Med

Earn up to 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and Receive your Certificate of Completion


Bruce Nicholson MD, President, PA Pain Society, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown PA

Grace Forde MD,  Northwell Health, Lake Success, NY

Michael Brennan MD,  Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan CT


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Zedeck Amphiteater in Evans Hall

4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 


3:00  PM


  Registration Opens

4:00 -4:15 PM

Welcome and SAFE Opioid Prescribing Introduction

4:15 - 4:45 PM

Evaluation is Essential for Safe and Effective Pain Management Using ER/LA Opioids

4:45 - 5:15 PM

Best Practices for How to Start Therapy with ER//LA Opioids: How to Sop, and What to Do In Between

5:15 - 5:45 PM

Evidenced Based Tools for Screening for Patients at Risk and Monitoring for Adherence to Prescribed ER/LA Opioids

5:45 -6:00 PM

Break and Networking (Food and Beverages served)

6:00 -6:30 PM

Talk to Me: Proven Methods to Counsel Your Patients on ER/LA Opioids and Achieve Positive Outcomes

6:30 -7:00 PM

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about ER/LA Opioids as a Drug Class

7:00 -7:30 PM

7:30 - 7:45 PM

Getting the Most Clinical Insights from Specific ER/LA Opioids Product Information Sources

Questions, Discussion and Closing Remarks 

 Accreditation and Credit Designation 

SAFE Opioid Prescribing | Strategies. Assessment. Fundamentals. Education is provided by pmiCME, the accredited division of Pri-Med LLC Pri-Med is an independent medical education company providing timely, relevant educational programs for clinical professionals.

ACCME Accreditation with Commendation

ACCME Accreditation Statement pmiCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Designation Statement pmiCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP Providership pmiCME is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP provider number 040308. This program has been approved for 3.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.75 hours of pharmacology).

 SAFE Opioid Prescribing Support Information

This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see for a listing of the member companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration.

Fee:  Course is FREE - Register today!

Pennsylvania Pain Society SAFE Opioid Prescribing Course

  • May 10, 2017
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Zedeck Amphitheater in Evans Hall
    4170 City Avenue
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    United States