CCMS CME Nevada’s Evolving Opioid Crisis: Update on Nevada Laws Surrounding Prescribing Controlled Substances
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Joseph Hardy, MD, Mayor of Boulder City
Weldon (Don) Havins, MD, JD, FCLM
This activity meets the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners and Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine requirement of 2.0 credits in “Misuse and Abuse of Controlled Substances; Prescribing of Opioids” [AB474]
Nevada By The Numbers
- The opioid epidemic is an inescapable phenomenon, with addiction rates increasing and deaths multiplying from a little over 3,400 in 1999 to over 17,000 in 2017, according to the CDC
- 412 opioid-related overdose deaths in Nevada in 2017
- In 2017, Nevada providers wrote 73 opioid prescriptions per 100 people, while the National average rate was 58.7 prescriptions
- Summarize guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain and screening tools
- Discuss Medication-assisted treatement (MAT) as a viable treatment for individuals with an opioid use disorder
- None of the planners, speakers, or moderators for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing products used by or on patients.
- This activity was developed without any financial support, influence, or involvement from any ineligible companies.
Accreditation and Credit Designation
The Clark County Medical Society is accredited by the Utah Medical Association (UMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Clark County Medical Society designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
* These 2 hours of CME only apply to MDs or PAs who are registered to dispense controlled substances pursuant to NRS 453.231.