CME In Support of REMS: Additional Resources

Here are additional resources to support accredited CME providers that choose to design education to address the goals of the FDA Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS).  For more information please see CME in Support of REMS.

Presentations

Audio Commentaries

Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME President and CEO, describes the role of accredited continuing health care education in supporting this important public health initiative.

Video Interviews

In a three-part video interview, How CME Can Address the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic, David K. Mineta, Deputy Director of Demand Reduction, Office of National Drug Control Policy, provides a brief overview of the prescription drug abuse problem; discusses screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) as a topic for physician education; and describes specific approaches that accredited CME providers can incorporate in their activities to support proper prescribing and effective referral to treatment.

News Releases and Highlights

ACCME Comments