Can CME Help the Opioid Epidemic?
Conclusion Therefore, POLITICO and the stakeholders made a policy recommendation focused on educating providers. They suggest that education on both pain management and addiction has to start in medical school. However, early education is not enough unless it is supplemented by CME. The medical field should continue the progress it has made increasing education around proper prescribing, but it should increase its efforts by evaluating doctors in some meaningful way such as on licensing exams or through CME. Related StoriesACCME Introduces Guidance for CME Providers in Europe and AsiaUrine Testing: The Next Shoe to Drop?Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Opioid Response
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