Difficult Conversations with Patients Seeking Opioids

Difficult Conversations with Patients Seeking Opioids

Archived Webinar
Accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Recorded:  Nov 16, 2017
Released:  Nov 30, 2017
Reviewed:  Dec 16, 2019
Expires:  Nov 20, 2020

Faculty Presenters:

Tim Kelly, MD
Medical Director, Addiction Treatment Services
Community Health Network
George Brenner, LCSW, LMFT, LCAC
Family Counseling Associates

At the end of this webinar, attendees will: 
  • Grasp the pervasiveness of opioid use disorder
  • Comprehend red flags
  • Understand the skills and spirit necessary to manage discord in interactions between patient and provider
  • Know some empathetic responses to help manage discord
  • Understand how to "Ask-Provide-Ask" to impart clinical information
  • Know guidelines and best practices for keeping patients safe
  • Be adept at providing options to patients


CME Information

Designation Statement
:  The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Note: While offering the CME credit hours listed on this page, this activity is not intended to provide extensive training in a field.

Disclosure:  In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by the ISMA must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in an ISMA-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.  None of the members of the CME Planning Committee or our speakers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

If you have questions, you may contact ISMA – Continuing Medical Education staff at (800) 257-4762 or 


Once registered, you will receive an immediate “Registration Confirmation” email.  

Within 24 hours, you will receive a secondary email containing a URL link to access the video recording, downloadable PowerPoint slides, pertinent handouts and the program evaluation form.  Please note you must complete the program evaluation in order to finish the course and receive your CME Certificate, which will be sent via email within 2 weeks.  At present, ISMA is processing certificates in batches, based on completion date. 


11/17/2017 - 11/30/2020


Thursday, 16 November 2017

11/16/2017 12:00 PM - 11/30/2019 11:00 PM
11/16/2017 12:00 PM