Pain Care & Prescription Drug Abuse: Current Topics, Legislation & Policy

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Pain Care & Prescription Drug Abuse: Current Topics, Legislation & Policy

March 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Presenter(s): Wade Delk, BA, Michael Barnes, JD

About the webinar: The presenters will discuss the major issues affecting pain care policy with a focus on the need for a balanced approach in reducing the risk of prescription drug diversion and abuse, while simultaneously ensuring that patients in pain, with a legitimate need for controlled substances, have access to such medications. Presenters will discuss newly enacted federal policies and noteworthy pending federal- and state-level legislation affecting care for people with pain.

Educational objectives – to gain awareness and knowledge of:

  • The Current level of the Opioid Abuse Problem
  • The Federal & State Legislation introduced
  • The Federal and State Regulations being developed
  • Policy Makers and Regulators Motivations

How to obtain your Certificate of Completion:

NOTE: This archive webinar is NOT designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Thank you for viewing our archived webinar. In order to document your participation in the training, please follow the steps below to obtain your Certificate of Completion.

  1. Click the “Watch Now” button above and follow the on-screen prompts.
  2. View the recorded webinar and return to the web page that listed the webinar recording link.
  3. Click “Continue” to move to the next page.
  4. Select “Yes” to attest that you have viewed the recording in its entirety.
  5. Click “Complete Course” and you will be directed to our thank you page.
  6. Click the “Click here to continue” link to complete the evaluation.
  7. Upon completion of the evaluation, you will receive your Certificate of Completion via email.
  8. If you have any questions or you do not receive your certificate, please email or call (855) 227-2776.


March 8, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Wade Delk, BA
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Michael Barnes, JD
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