ACHM March Webinar:
Monthly Hyperbaric Grand Rounds -
Pain Management for the Wound Care Patient - Regulatory Compliance During the Age of COVID-19
Adam Bruggeman, MD & Patti Smith, MD
Tyler Sexton, MD, DMT, CHWS, MAPWCA
1. Define the types of pain treated in a wound care center.
2. Review the influence of COVID-19 on pain-related concerns- anxiety, depression, sense of isolation, sleep disturbances, suicidal attempts, and accidental suicides from controlled use.
3. Summarize regulatory policies influencing treatment options needed to manage pain patients.
a. Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMP)
b. E-prescribing for All Controlled Substances
c. Urine Drug Screening (UDS)
d. Use of Telemedicine
4. Practical application of processes required for compliance in a clinical practice
Texas Medical Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of ACHM. The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This program has been reviewed and approved by The National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology for 1 Category B Credit.