KSA: Pain Medicine

The WAFP will host the Pain Medicine KSA on Saturday, October 26, virtually. Register here.

Complete this 60-question Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) with your colleagues via a family physician-facilitated group discussion on diagnosing chronic pain syndromes in family medicine, identify pharmacologic appropriate therapy for specific conditions, including painful diabetic neuropathy, osteoarthritis, trigeminal neuralgia, and fibromyalgia, describe the use of active modalities such as exercise and physical therapy in the treatment of chronic pain, recommend appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options for the treatment of functional chronic pain conditions, explain the indications, risks, and monitoring recommendations for long-term opioid pain medications.

Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act – Individuals who need to self-report time spent training to fulfill the requirement should note that the ABFM Pain Medicine KSA has approximately two-thirds of the 60 total questions which address the topics of appropriate opioid prescribing, substance use disorders in those with concurrent pain, effective pain treatment planning, and substance misuse. The ABFM Pain Medicine KSA offers up to 8 credits of accredited CME. Hours reported should reflect the time spent in the activity.

Our topic expert for the KSA is Dr. Pam Pentin, and our moderator is Dr. Angela Sparks.

If you’d like to attend, make sure you check your ABFM Physician Portfolio to ensure you are eligible to take this KSA Study Group. Visit the ABFM website or call the support number at 1-877-223-7437 if you need help determining what modules you need.

The AAFP has reviewed KSA: Pain Medicine and deemed it acceptable for up to 8.00 Knowledge Self-Assessment, Live AAFP Prescribed credit(s). Term of Approval is from 10/26/2024 to 10/26/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Oct 26 2024


8:30 am - 12:30 pm