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MOC|2 Self-Assessment Exam for Practitioners (SAE-Ps)
Topic - Pain MOC2
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[12SA] 2012 SAE-P: Pain Management MOC: Part 2
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Member Fee: $115.00
Non-Member Fee: $165.00
Resident Fee: $57.50

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

This self-assessment enables you to assess your need for continuing medical education on Pain Management. It contains 26 questions as well as pre-activity and post-activity evaluations.

The self assessment portion of the activity is meant to be completed in one sitting, and therefore does not “save your place” when you log out. If you would like more time to study and answer the questions, you may download a PDF version of the questions (located in Resources) and return to the activity online at a later time to submit your answers and claim CME credit.

A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this activity. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score.

NOTE: If you do not achieve the minimum passing score, you will not be eligible to claim CME for this activity. No refunds will be issued for failure to pass.

This learning activity meets the self-assessment criteria of the Part II: Life-long Learning and Self-Assessment component as part of the ABPM&R's Maintenance of Certification® program.

Disclaimer: This self-assessment does NOT include additional content such as articles or handouts. A PDF with the correct answer, commentary, and/or references for each question is available once the minimum passing score is achieved.

   
CME credits: 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning
and Self-Assessment:
YES, one unit; Diplomates with certificates issued before 2012 must complete four (4) ABPMR-approved self-assessments during their MOC cycle. Diplomates who were certified or recertified in 2012 or later must complete an average of 8 CME credits per year (averaged over 5 years) involving ABPMR-approved self assessments during their 10-year MOC cycle. Note: These requirement changes will not affect the current cycle for diplomates participating in MOC.
Part II, Life-long Learning
and Self-Assessment:
YES, 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM; All diplomates participating in MOC must complete 300 Category 1 credits in their 10-year MOC cycle. In addition, diplomates who were certified or recertified in 2012 or later must complete an average of 8 CME credits (averaged over five years) involving ABPMR-approved self-assessments during their 10-year MOC cycle.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This self assessment was published in November 2012. Credit may be obtained until November 29, 2015.

Appropriate Audience

Residents and practicing physicians.

Learning Objectives

After completing this self-directed study, the participant should be able to:

  1. Illustrate the proposed pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and common evaluation tools used in psychological disorders associated with chronic pain
  2. Recognize the adverse effects associated with use of opioid medications.
  3. Describe common etiologies of peripheral pain disorders.
  4. Recognize the diagnostic criteria for common peripheral pain disorders.
  5. Identify latest concepts of the pathophysiologic mechanisms in central and central nervous system pain states
  6. Describe three characteristics in individuals with central and central nervous pain states
  7. List 3 sources of cancer-related pain.
  8. Illustrate the differences between CRPS I and CRPS II.
Planners

Medical Education Committee
Michelle S. Gittler, MD
Ashlee M. Goldsmith, MD
Mark A. Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Gwen N. Lacerda, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD, DVM
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore, Staff Liaison

Principal Faculty

John E. Begovich, DO; Troy Henning, DO; Garrett S. Hyman, MD, MPH; Armando S. Miciano, MD

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty, and others involved in the development of CME content. Listed below are the relevant financial disclosures for the planners, faculty and others who control content for this educational activity. Planners, faculty and others not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial disclosures. Planners, faculty and others who have indicated a relevant financial relationship are disclosed here and those conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

Atul Patel, MD was a Board member for AANEM and is on the Speakers Bureau for Allergan.

David J. Kennedy, MD received two research grants for studies on lumbar spine injections from the International Spine Intervention Society.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Method of Study

This self-assessment examination contains 26 questions. The assessment must be completed in a single session online; however, you may take as much time as you wish to complete each question. If you would like more time to study and answer the questions, you may download a PDF version of the questions (located in Resources) and return to the activity online at a later time to submit your answers and claim CME credit.

A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with a PDF containing the correct answer, commentary, and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 8 hours
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing supporting materials
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
$165.00 $115.00

MOC|3 Study Tools
Topic - Pain MOC3
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[12SL] MOC|3 Pain Management Online Review Course Maintenance of Certification Part 3
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Member Fee: $99.00
Non-Member Fee: $150.00
Resident Fee: $49.50

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

   
CME Credits: 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.

NOTE: This learning activity does NOT satisfy the Part III Cognitive Expertise component of the ABPM&R’s Maintenance of Certification program; rather it is designed specifically as a study tool to prepare physiatrists to sit for ABPMR’s Primary MOC exam.

The MOC|3 Online Review Courses are not endorsed by ABPMR nor was ABPMR involved in the creation of this study tool.

Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material was originally published in October 2012. Credit may be obtained until October 30, 2015.

Appropriate Audience

Residents and practicing physicians

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the utility of structured assessment instruments in the functional assessment of patients with pain-related disability
  • Learn to distinguish between the 3 main types of headache syndromes and its treatment options
  • Identify the different anatomical structures in the cervical spine that can be potential sources of pain
  • Differentiate between land-based and water-based therapies in their outcomes in patients with knee DJD
  • Outline at least 3 main categories for treatment of CRPS
  • Demonstrate 5 major differences between Fibromyalgia and Myofascial pain syndrome in their presentations and treatment options
  • Identify the 3 main cornerstones of treatment for fibromyalgia
  • Discuss the evidence-basis behind commonly used treatment options for myofascial pain syndrome
  • Identify the main differences between pain assessment in elderly and non-elderly adult patients
Planners, Authors and others involved in content of this activity:

Planners:
Medical Education Committee
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Ashlee M. Goldsmith, MD
Mark A. Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Gwen N. Lacerda, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD, DVM
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore, Staff Liaison

Principle Faculty

Thiru M. Annaswamy, MD MA; Samuel M. Bierner, MD MRM

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty, and others involved in the development of CME content. Listed below are the relevant financial disclosures for the planners, faculty and others who control content for this educational activity. Planners, faculty and others not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial disclosures. Planners, faculty and others who have indicated a relevant financial relationship are disclosed here and those conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

David J. Kennedy, MD received two research grants for studies on lumbar spine injections from the International Spine Intervention Society.

Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA was a Board member for AANEM and is on the Speakers Bureau for Allergan.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Copyrights

AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and contacted the owner of the copyrights for permission to use the works. Despite the Academy’s best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentations in this activity are copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

Illustrations on slides 63-66 were published in Gray’s Anatomy, 39th Edition, Copyright Elsevier (2005).

Illustrations on slides 81 and 82 were reproduced from Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors, in osteoarthritic knee pain: meta-analysis of randomised placebo controlled trials, Jan Magnus Bjordal, Anne Elisabeth Ljunggren, Lars Slørdal, 329, 2004, with permission from BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.

Method of Study

The slides presentations are accompanied by a detailed lecture on the topic from an expert within that area. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented. You will be required to take a post-test.

Estimated Time to Complete: 2.25 hours
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
    • Note: Some slide functionalities may not be available using the browser Google Chrome. Recommend using another browser, such as Internet Explorer.
  • Free Flast plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)

 

$150.00 $99.00

MOC|4 Practice Improvement Projects (PIPs)
Topic - Pain MOC4
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[13PP] Low Back Pain Practice Improvement Project (PIP) Maintenance of Certification: Part 4
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Member Fee:$150.00
Non-Member Fee: $275.00
Resident Fee: $75.00

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

Note: Upon careful review of this educational activity content by peer review, course content was determined to be current, accurate and relevant to Academy learners. Steven Stanos, DO and David J. Kennedy, MD, MOC 3 & 4 Chair of the AAPM&R Medical Education Committee, peer reviewed the content and approved the recommendation to extend the expiration date in September 2013.

   
CME Credits: 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part IV, Practice Performance Improvement: YES, 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ certificates issued before 2012 must complete one ABPMR-approved Practice Improvement Project (PIP) during their 10-year cycle; diplomates who were certified or recertified in 2012 or later must complete two (2) ABPMR-approved PIPs (one in years 1–5 and one in years 6–10) during their 10-year MOC cycle.
Part IV, Life-long Learning: Yes, All diplomates participating in MOC must complete 300 Category 1 credits in their 10-year MOC cycle.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material was originally published in November 2010 and re-released in November 2013. Credit may be obtained until November 29, 2016.

Appropriate Audience

Practicing physicians

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:

  1. Assess current knowledge of low back pain according to published evidence based medicine.
  2. Assess current incorporation of evidence based medicine and standards of care into clinical practice and procedures.
  3. Identify gaps in utilization of best practices for patient care
  4. Create an action plan based on self assessment and practice assessment and establish measurable benchmarks to assess progress of action plan
  5. Integrate action plan into clinical practice to improve patient care
  6. Analyze outcomes of action plan, identify areas for improvement according to established benchmarks and incorporate appropriate changes into practice
Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
James W. Atchison, DO
Michael J. Burns, MD
John C. Cianca, MD
Steve R. Flanagan, MD
Mark A. Harrast, MD
Mark E. Huang, MD
Prakash Jayabalan, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD, DVM
Kerrie M. Reed, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Douglas A. Wayne, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Beth Sartore, Staff

Principal Faculty

Gary P. Chimes, MD
Steven Stanos, DO

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCMEs Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • James W. Atchison, DO participated on an advisory board for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
  • John C. Cianca, MD is on the Speaker’s Bureau for Sanofi and Advanced Health Education Center; and has ownership or partnership with Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Consultants, LLC.
  • Steve Flanagan, MD participated on a medical advisory panel for Avanir Pharmaceuticals; and received royalties from Springer Publishing.
  • Mark E. Huang, MD has a Non-remunerative Positions of Influence at Cerner Corporation; and received honorarium from the NU School of Physical Therapy.
  • Prakash Jayabalan, MD received a research grant from the Beckwith Innovation Award.
  • David J. Kennedy, MD participated on an advisory board for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
  • Atul Patel, MD is on the Speakers Bureau for Allergan.
  • Keith M. Robinson, MD receives consulting remuneration from AAPM&R.
  • Steven Stanos, DO is a consultant for Endo, Malinckrodt, MyMatrixx, Pfizer, and Jannsen.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Copyrights

AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and, when appropriate, contacted the owner(s) of the copyright for permission to use the works. Despite the Academy’s best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentations in this activity are copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

For permissions for the Low Back Pain PIP TOOLKIT, click here. (PDF Download)

Method of Study

This interactive, comprehensive activity will guide the learner through all the phases required to complete a Practice Improvement Project. This includes a self assessment evaluation with remediation, a practice assessment including a random survey of patient charts, review of evidenced based literature, selection of a performance goal and the construction of an improvement plan for their practice. After a recommended 30 day implementation period of the improvement plan, learners will be asked to input their data and a narrative of their experience.

Estimated Time to complete: 30 days recommended
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Free Flash plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)

 

$275.00 $150.00


Case Studies
Topic - Pain CS
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[13CS-10] Pain Case 17: Radicular Pain and Paraesthesia in the Distribution of the Right L2 Nerve Root
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Member Fee: Free
Non-Member Fee: $25.00
Resident Fee: Free

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

The AAPM&R Pain Case Study Series is a programmed learning series of case studies in pain medicine for physiatrists, residents in physiatry, and other physicians.

This activity contains 2 assessment questions. A minimum passing score of 100% is required to receive CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve the minimum passing score.

NOTE: If you do not achieve the minimum passing score, you will not be eligible to claim CME for this activity. No refunds will be issued for failure to pass.

   
CME Credits: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material was published in October 2013. Credit may be obtained until October 30, 2016.

Appropriate Audience

Residents and practicing physicians

Learning Objectives

After completing this enduring material, the participant should be able to:

  • Develop differential diagnosis of acute onset back pain in a young, healthy, physically active individual without definitive history of trauma.
  • Formulate a treatment plan.
  • Describe the role of perineural cysts in the etiology of back pain.
Planners, Authors and others involved in content of this activity:

Planners:
Medical Education Committee
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
James W. Atchison, DO
Michael J. Burns, MD
John C. Cianca, MD
Steve R. Flanagan, MD
Mark A. Harrast, MD
Mark E. Huang, MD
Prakash Jayabalan, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD, DVM
Kerrie M. Reed, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Douglas A. Wayne, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Beth Sartore, Staff Liaison

Editor in Chief: Stephen Kishner, MD

Managing Editor: Anthony E. Chiodo, MD

Authors: Grigory Syrkin, MD; David C. Lin, MD; Jeffrey Radecki, MD

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCMEs Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • James W. Atchison, DO participated on an advisory board for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
  • John C. Cianca, MD is on the Speaker’s Bureau for Sanofi and Advanced Health Education Center; and has ownership or partnership with Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Consultants, LLC.
  • Steve Flanagan, MD participated on a medical advisory panel for Avanir Pharmaceuticals; and received royalties from Springer Publishing.
  • Mark E. Huang, MD has a Non-remunerative Positions of Influence at Cerner Corporation; and received honorarium from the NU School of Physical Therapy.
  • Prakash Jayabalan, MD received a research grant from the Beckwith Innovation Award.
  • David J. Kennedy, MD participated on an advisory board for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
  • Atul Patel, MD is on the Speakers Bureau for Allergan.
  • Keith M. Robinson, MD receives consulting remuneration from AAPM&R.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Method of Study

Each stage of the case is presented sequentially, just as you might uncover clinically relevant information in a diagnostic protocol. You may take as much time as you wish to read each successive screen, consider the information presented, and answer the questions. The diagnostic impression, discussion, and references are online with all cases.

This activity contains 2 assessment questions. A minimum passing score of 100% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

 

$25.00 $0.00
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[13CS-06] Pain Case 16: Neck Pain
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Member Fee: Free
Non-Member Fee: $25.00
Resident Fee: Free

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

The AAPM&R Pain Case Study Series is a programmed learning series of case studies in pain medicine for physiatrists, residents in physiatry, and other physicians.

This activity contains 2 assessment questions. A minimum passing score of 100% is required to receive CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve the minimum passing score.

NOTE: If you do not achieve the minimum passing score, you will not be eligible to claim CME for this activity. No refunds will be issued for failure to pass.

   
CME Credits: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material was published in June 2013. Credit may be obtained until June 29, 2016.

Appropriate Audience

Residents and practicing physicians

Learning Objectives

After completing this enduring material, the participant should be able to:

  • Systematically analyze the neuroaxis to determine pathology location for weakness in a limb.
  • Develop a system for the differential diagnosis of weakness in a limb.
  • Understand the rationale for treatment decision associated with the pathology present.
Planners, Authors and others involved in content of this activity:

Planners:
Medical Education Committee
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
James W. Atchison, DO
Michael J. Burns, MD
John C. Cianca, MD
Mark A. Harrast, MD
Prakash Jayabalan, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD, DVM
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore, Staff Liaison

Editor in Chief: Stephen Kishner, MD

Managing Editor: Anthony E. Chiodo, MD

Authors: Berdale Colorado, DO, MPH; Matt West, MD

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty, and others involved in the development of CME content. Listed below are the relevant financial disclosures for the planners, faculty and others who control content for this educational activity. Planners, faculty and others not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial disclosures. Planners, faculty and others who have indicated a relevant financial relationship are disclosed here and those conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

John C. Cianca, MD is on the Speaker’s Bureau for Sanofi and Advanced Health Education Center; and has ownership or partnership with Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Consultants, LLC.

Prakash Jayabalan, MD received a research grant from the Beckwith Innovation Award.

Atul Patel, MD is on the Speakers Bureau for Allergan.

Keith M. Robinson, MD receives consulting remuneration from AAPM&R.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Method of Study

Each stage of the case is presented sequentially, just as you might uncover clinically relevant information in a diagnostic protocol. You may take as much time as you wish to read each successive screen, consider the information presented, and answer the questions. The diagnostic impression, discussion, and references are online with all cases.

This activity contains 2 assessment questions. A minimum passing score of 100% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

 

$25.00 $0.00
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[12CS-01] Pain Case No. 15: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Type 1)
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Member Fee:$0.00
Non-Member Fee: $25.00
Resident Fee: $0.00

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

The AAPM&R Pain Case Study Series is a programmed learning series of case studies in pain medicine for physiatrists, residents in physiatry, and other physicians.

This activity contains 2 assessment questions. A minimum passing score of 100% is required to receive CME for this activity. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve the minimum passing score.

NOTE: If you do not achieve the minimum passing score, you will not be eligible to claim CME for this activity. No refunds will be issued for failure to pass.

   
CME Credits: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 300 Category 1 Credits are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for ABMS Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in January 2012. Credit may be obtained until January 30, 2015.

Appropriate Audience

Practicing physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participant will be able to: 1) Identify the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) diagnostic criteria for complex regional pain syndrome (Type 1); 2) Summarize the pharmacologic treatment options for complex regional pain syndrome (Type 1); 3) Name the components and explain the utility of a biopsychosocial interdisciplinary treatment approach for complex regional pain syndrome.

Planners, Faculty and others involved in content of this activity:

Planners: Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Ashlee Goldsmith, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Gwen Lacerda, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul Patel, MD
Amy Phelan, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore, Staff Liaison

Editor-in-Chief: Stephen Kishner, MD

Managing Editor: Douglas T. Cannon, MD

Faculty: Brian Liem, MD; Steven Stanos, DO

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty, and others involved in the development of CME content. Listed below are the relevant financial disclosures for the planners, faculty and others who control content for this educational activity. Planners, faculty and others not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial disclosures. Planners, faculty and others who have indicated a relevant financial relationship are disclosed here and those conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

Atul Patel, MD was a Board member for AANEM and is on the Speakers Bureau for Allergan.

David J. Kennedy, MD received two research grants for studies on lumbar spine injections from the International Spine Intervention Society.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Method of Study

Each stage of the case is presented sequentially, just as you might uncover clinically relevant information in a diagnostic protocol. You may take as much time as you wish to read each successive screen, consider the information presented, and answer the questions. The diagnostic impression, discussion, and references are online with all cases.

This activity contains 2 assessment questions. A minimum passing score of 100% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

 

$25.00 $0.00


Pain Pearls and eJournal Club
eJournal Club - Pain Webinar
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[12SL] eJournal Club - Lateral Branch Radiofrequency Denervation of the Sacroiliac Joint
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Member Fee:$15.00
Non-Member Fee: $30.00
Resident Fee: $7.50

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

   
CME Credits: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in April 2012. Credit may be obtained until April 29, 2015.

Appropriate Audience

Practicing physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the prevalence of SIJ (sacroiliac joint) mediated pain in the population of patients with low back and the most common patient presentations.
  2. List the correct anatomical distribution of nerves to be lesioned during radio frequency treatment of SIJ.
  3. Identify the key diagnostic interventions needed to determine if a patient is a candidate for lateral branch denervation for SIJ pain.
  4. Describe to a patient the techniques to be performed and expected outcomes when undergoing Cooled Radiofrequency Lesioning of the SIJ.
Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Ashlee Goldsmith, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Gwen Lacerda, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison

Principal Faculty

James W. Atchison, DO
Nilesh Patel, MD

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCMEs Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • Nilesh Patel, MD received an unrestricted research grant from Baylis Medical; and is on the speakers' bureaus for Forest Pharmaceuticals.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Support

Development of this activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. in accordance with ACCME standards.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Copyrights

AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and, when appropriate, contacted the owner(s) of the copyright for permission to use the works. Despite the Academy's best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentation in this activity is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

Method of Study

The slide presentation is accompanied by a brief lecture and Q&A discussion on the topic. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented. You will be required to take a post-test. A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 24 minutes
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Free Flash plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)

 

$30.00 $15.00
Add to cart
[12SL] eJournal Club - Urine Tox Screens
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Member Fee:$15.00
Non-Member Fee: $30.00
Resident Fee: $7.50

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

   
CME Credits: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in March 2012. Credit may be obtained until March 30, 2015.

Appropriate Audience

Practicing physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the benefits of urine drug testing in pain management.
  2. Discuss the limitations of urine drug testing in monitoring patients with pain.
  3. Review the limitations of data supporting such testing as well as opioid agreements.
Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Ashlee Goldsmith, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Gwen Lacerda, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison

Principal Faculty

Michael J. Brennan, MD
Steven P. Stanos, DO

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCMEs Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • Michael J. Brennan, MD received stock options in Apricus Biosciences; receives consulting fees or other remuneration from: Purdue Pharma, Covidien, Teva, Endo Pharmaceuticals; and is on the speakers' bureaus for: Purdue Pharma, Teva, Jansen, Forrest labs, Lilly, Pfizer, Depomed, Covidien, Endo, Millenium labs, AFTI labs.
  • Steven P. Stanos, DO is on the speakers' bureaus for: Pfizer, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Lilly, Ortho-McNeil, Forest Pharmaceuticals, King Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma; has research funded by Pfizer; and serves on the advisory board or as a consultant for: Lilly, Covidien, Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Ortho-McNeil, King Pharmaceuticals, Grunenthal, Nuvo, and MyMatrix.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Support

Development of this activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. in accordance with ACCME standards.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Copyrights

AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and, when appropriate, contacted the owner(s) of the copyright for permission to use the works. Despite the Academy's best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentation in this activity is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

Method of Study

The slide presentation is accompanied by a brief lecture and Q&A discussion on the topic. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented. You will be required to take a post- test. A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 34 minutes
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Free Flash plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)
$30.00 $15.00
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[12SL] eJournal Club - Intra-Discal Interventions
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Member Fee:$15.00
Non-Member Fee: $30.00
Resident Fee: $7.50

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

   
CME Credits: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in February 2012. Credit may be obtained until February 27, 2015.

Appropriate Audience

Practicing physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participant will be able to:

  1. Identify what information is conveyed when investigators report a 95% confidence interval.
  2. Recognize how to critically consider randomized, controlled findings and the need for replicating such findings for the same indication but within a different subject population.
  3. Realize the inter-vertebral disc is the most common source of adult chronic low back pain.
Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Ashlee Goldsmith, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Gwen Lacerda, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison

Principal Faculty

Nickolai Bogduk, MD
Michael J. DePalma, MD

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCMEs Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • Michael J. DePalma, MD received unexercised stock options in AOI Medical; Grant Support for research from Spinal Restoration, Mesoblast, Ltd, and St. Jude Medical; and has ownership or partnership in Virginia iSpine Physicians - PC.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Support

Development of this activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. in accordance with ACCME standards.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Copyrights

AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and, when appropriate, contacted the owner(s) of the copyright for permission to use the works. Despite the Academy's best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentation in this activity is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

Method of Study

The slide presentation is accompanied by a brief lecture and Q&A discussion on the topic. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented. You will be required to take a post- test. A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 29 minutes
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Free Flash plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)
$30.00 $15.00
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[12SL] eJournal Club - Risk Stratification and Screening for Opioid Use
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Member Fee:$15.00
Non-Member Fee: $30.00
Resident Fee: $7.50

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

   
CME Credits: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in January 2012. Credit may be obtained until January 30, 2015.

Appropriate Audience

Practicing physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participant will be able to:

  1. Recognize basic components of risk stratification approach to opioid medication management.
  2. Identify commonly used screening tools for assessing risk of opioid misuse.
  3. Define the components of the "4 A's" for assessment and treatment plans related to opioid management.
Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Ashlee Goldsmith, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Gwen Lacerda, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul Patel, MD, MHSA
Amy Phelan, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison

Principal Faculty

Steven D. Passik, PhD
Steven P. Stanos, DO

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • Steven D. Passik, PhD receives consulting fees or other remuneration from: Covidien, Cephalon, Janssen, Quest, Millennium, Ameuifux; and is on the speakers' bureaus for: Millennium, Pricara, Janssen, Ameuifux.
  • Steven P. Stanos, DO is on the speakers' bureaus for: Pfizer, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Lilly, Ortho-McNeil, Forest Pharmaceuticals, King Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma; has research funded by Pfizer; and serves on the advisory board or as a consultant for: Lilly, Covidien, Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Ortho-McNeil, King Pharmaceuticals, Grunenthal, Nuvo, and MyMatrix.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Support

Development of this activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. in accordance with ACCME standards.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Copyrights

AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and, when appropriate, contacted the owner(s) of the copyright for permission to use the works. Despite the Academy's best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentation in this activity is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

Method of Study

The slide presentation is accompanied by a brief lecture and Q&A discussion on the topic. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented. You will be required to take a post-test. A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 32 minutes
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Free Flash plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)
$30.00 $15.00

Pain Pearls
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[11SL] Pain Pearl Case No. 2: Management of Discogenic Lumbar Pain
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Member Fee:$15.00
Non-Member Fee: $30.00
Resident Fee: $7.50

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

   
CME Credits: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in November 2011. Credit may be obtained until November 29, 2014.

Appropriate Audience

Practicing physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participant will be able to:

  1. Solidify your algorithm for the management of discogenic lumbar pain;
  2. Clarify treatment options that you would leave out of your algorithm and why;
  3. Identify management options for the management of pain centralization.
Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Rebecca Armendariz, MD
Salar Deldar, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul Patel, MD
Amy Phelan, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Heikki Uustal, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison

Principal Faculty

Anthony Chiodo, MD, MBA

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCMEs Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

David J. Kennedy, MD has research grants from International Spine Intervention Society.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Support

Development of this activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. in accordance with ACCME standards.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

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AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and, when appropriate, contacted the owner(s) of the copyright for permission to use the works. Despite the Academys best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentation in this activity is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

Method of Study

The slide presentation is accompanied by a detailed lecture on the topic from an expert. Each stage of the case is presented sequentially, just as you might uncover clinically relevant information in a diagnostic protocol. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented and answer the questions. You will be required to take a post-test. A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Free Flash plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)

 

$30.00 $15.00
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[11SL] Pain Pearl Case No. 1: Management of Lumbar Herniated Nucleus Pulposis
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Member Fee:$15.00
Non-Member Fee: $30.00
Resident Fee: $7.50

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CME Credits: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Qualifies for MOC: YES
Part II, Life-long Learning: YES, 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; 300 hours are required every 10 years by the ABPMR for Maintenance of Certification®.
Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was published in November 2011. Credit may be obtained until November 29, 2014.

Appropriate Audience

Residents and practicing physicians.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participant will be able to:

  1. Realize examination and non surgical management of acute lumbar disc herniation.
  2. Recognize indications for surgical referral.
  3. Handle management of failed back surgery syndrome.
Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Rebecca Armendariz, MD
Salar Deldar, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Stephen Kishner, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Atul Patel, MD
Amy Phelan, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Heikki Uustal, MD
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison
Anthony Chiodo, MD, MBA

Principal Faculty

William Porter McRoberts, MD

Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity.

Please find the relevant financial relationships disclosed below for all individuals in control of content. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

David J. Kennedy, MD has research grants from International Spine Intervention Society.

William Porter McRoberts, MD is a consultant for St. Jude Neuromodulation; Boston Scientific Neuromodulation; Bioness Inc., Medtronic; Sanofi Aventis; and Vertos Inc.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Support

Development of this activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. in accordance with ACCME standards.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Copyrights

AAPM&R reviewed all materials for copyrightable works and, when appropriate, contacted the owner(s) of the copyright for permission to use the works. Despite the Academy’s best effort, there may be some instances where copyright permission could not be obtained, as the owner of the material could not be ascertained. If you have any questions regarding the due diligence done to obtain copyrights or if you know the source of a one of the aforementioned works, please contact the Academy at (877) AAPMR 99.

The presentation in this activity is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in any form, without permission of copyright owners. AAPM&R does not, by publication of data in an online activity, ensure to anyone the use of such data against liability of any kind.

Method of Study

The slide presentation is accompanied by a detailed lecture on the topic from an expert. Each stage of the case is presented sequentially, just as you might uncover clinically relevant information in a diagnostic protocol. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented and answer the questions. You will be required to take a post-test. A minimum passing score of 70% is required to claim CME for this course. You will have unlimited attempts to achieve a passing score. After you pass the assessment you will be taken to a screen with the correct answers and commentary and/or references for each question.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Free Flash plug-in version 8 or higher
  • Printer
  • Pop-up windows enabled for viewing support materials
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)

$30.00 $15.00


Podcasts
Topic - Pain PD
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[12PD] Fibromyalgia: Diagnosis Criteria, Evaluation, and Treatment
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Length: 1hr 6min | File Size: 60 MB

   
Member Fee: $0.00
Non-Member Fee: $10.00
Resident Fee: $0.00

All products offered on the acadeME website include detailed product descriptions. As a result, the Academy will not issue any refunds or exchanges for products purchased.

This original session took place in November 2011 at the 2011 Annual Assembly & Technical Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.


CME Hours: 0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Qualifies for MOC: NO

Planners

Medical Education Committee:
Michelle S. Gittler, MD, Chair
Curtis L. Whitehair, MD
David J. Kennedy, MD
Atul Patel, MD
Keith M. Robinson, MD
Amy Phelan, MD, DVM
Stephen Kishner, MD
Andre Panagos, MD
Mark Harrast, MD
Ashlee Goldsmith, MD
Gwen Lacerda, MD

Stephanie Mercado, Staff Liaison
Beth Sartore, Staff Liaison

Principal Faculty

Martin Grabois, MD
Norman Harden, MD
Sridhar Vasudevan, MD

Appropriate Audience

Residents and practicing physicians.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand new criteria for diagnosis of fibromyalgia, and compare and contrast these with the old criteria.
  2. Understand new pharmaceutical approaches to treatment.
  3. Understand the comprehensive nature of treatment with emphasis on physical and psychological therapy.
Financial Disclosures

As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), AAPM&R must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, AAPM&R is required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty and any other individual in a position to control content of this activity. All conflicts of interest identified for anyone in a position to control the content are disclosed and resolved in accordance with ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • Martin Grabois, MD - Other - King Pharmaceuticals
  • Norman Harden, MD - Consulting fees or other remuneration (payment) - Nevro, Covidien, Depomed, Astrella Research grants Pfizer, Covidien, Forest, J&J

All other faculty members have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

AAPM&R Disclaimer

The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the AAPM&R. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of AAPM&R members who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The Academy disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user or attendee for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Method of Study

The podcast is a detailed lecture on the topic. You may take as much time as you wish to review the information presented.

Technical Requirements

The following hardware/software specifications must be met or exceeded to complete this course:

  • Web Browser and Internet connection
  • Media player software and/or personal music player (MP3 player or iPod)
  • Computer equipped with audio output (speakers or headphones)
  • Pop-up windows enabled
$10.00 $0.00

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