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Changing the Culture of Prescribing

Changing the Culture of Prescribing

Changing the Culture of Prescribing: Providing Safe & Compassionate Care to the Opioid Tolerant Patient

Archived Webinar
Accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Credit Offering Period:  Dec 2017 - Dec 2019

Faculty Presenters:


Amy Lahood, MD, MPH, FAAFP                            Jim Ryser, MA, LMHC, LCAC
St. Vincent Family Medicine                                 Director, Chronic Pain & Chemical Dependence Programs
                                                                                  Indiana University Health


At the end of this webinar, attendees should be able to: 
  • Comprehend current evidence for the use of opioids to treat chronic pain
  • Identify strategies for safer use of opioids in the opioid-tolerant population
  • Demonstrate how to implement compassionate opioid-weaning protocols
  • Comprehend a lifestyle-change paradigm for patients in treatment for chronic pain
  • Help patients to be proactive and adherent in their own care
  • Understand how individuals with addiction think in active disease
  • Promote self-managed care to patients, to aid in accountability to others.

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 seminars@ismanet.org


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. 



12/14/2017 12:00 PM - 12/31/2019
Online registration not available.