IHS Essential Training on Pain and Addiction On Demand
Estimated Time to Complete this Educational Activity
This self-directed course is designed with five online video lectures (up to 1 hour each), case presentations, and post-activity quizzes. This course should take approximately 5 hours to complete.
There is no fee for this program.
Please review all of the information on this page before registering to begin the course.
Release Date: October 1, 2020
Expiration Date: September 30, 2023
Prerecorded online video and case presentations, online quizzes.
This on-demand course consists of the reformatted recordings of the “IHS Essential Training on Pain and Addiction” live webinars held in 2017. The training focuses on providing knowledge on several topics including- pain management, aberrant behaviors, risk factors, opioid treatments, non-opioid treatments, non-pharmacological treatments, and pain prevalence. Case vignettes will use real-world examples of patient interactions and role-plays to learn how to address difficult issues and topics with patients. Completion of this course meets the IHS mandated training for the prescribing and treatment of chronic pain and addiction.
Part 1 of 5: Overview: The Crisis of Unintended Opiate Overdose; Screening for Opiate Addictions, Misuse and Diversion in the Chronic Pain Patient
Part 2 of 5: Opioid Medication Management for Pain: Opiate Analgesics and Safe Prescribing
Part 3 of 5: Case Vignette: Controlled Substance Agreement and Regulations Pertaining to Treatment
Part 4 of 5: Pediatric Management of Chronic Pain
Part 5 of 5: Non-Opioid Medications for Pain
At the conclusion of this online activity, participants will be able to:
Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Dentists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians,
Instructions to Register/Enroll
Click the Registration button at the top of the page to enroll for CE. You may need to create an account if this is your first time participating in an IHS online course.
Instructions for Obtaining CE Credit
To earn CE credit, you must:
Dental Continuing Education
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. This course has been approved for 5.5 hours of CDE credit under AGD Code 157, Substance Abuse. To receive CDE credit, log into the IHS CDE website at www.ihs.gov/doh, go to course DE0124 in the 2017 Course Catalog, and enter the completion code provided during the webinar.
Medical and Nursing Continuing Education
In support of improving patient care, IHS Clinical Support Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 5.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change
The IHS Clinical Support Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
This activity is designated for 5.0 contact hours which includes 1.25 hours of pharmacology for nurses.
Participants can select a certificate of attendance, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization from which they wish to obtain credit.
Accreditation applies solely to this educational activity and does not imply approval or endorsement of any commercial product, services or processes by the CSC, IHS, the federal government, or the accrediting bodies.
Disclosure Statement: As a jointly accredited provider of continuing education, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any relevant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose.
There is no commercial interest support for this educational activity.
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