The 2019 Texas Legislature passed three bills that requires physicians to complete at least two hours of CME in opioid prescribing.
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Pain Management and the Prescription of Opioids
At least 2 of the 24 formal (CME) hours must involve the study of the following topics:
– standards of care;
– identification of drug-seeking behavior in patients; and
– effectively communicating with patients regarding the prescription of an opioid or other controlled substances; and prescribing and monitoring of controlled substances.
These formal hours maybe credited towards
This requirement applies to the renewal of a license on or after September 1, 2020.
The Texas Orthopaedic Association is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Orthopaedic Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course has been designated by the Texas Orthopaedic Association for 2.0 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
This course has been designated by the Texas Orthopaedic Association for 2.0 credits of education in pain management and prescription of opioids.
Adam Bruggeman, MD
Submitted on: 07/02/2020
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Ken J Kaminski, MD, FAAOS
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Texas Orthopaedic Association Leadership Council: Board or committee member
Texas Orthopaedic Association PAC Board of Directors: Board or committee member
TEXPAC Board of Directors: Board or committee member
CME credit is available to dues-paying members of the Texas Orthopaedic Association and Texas Ophthalmological Association. (Your dues must be current.)
Click here to fill out the course evaluation form. Once you have filled out the form, you will then complete a CME Reporting Form so that the Texas Orthopaedic Association can e-mail a CME certificate to you.
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