What You’ll Learn

Improve quality of life and patient satisfaction through safe and appropriate pain management, while preventing costly and burdensome crises such as ED visits and hospital readmissions.

CAPC’s pain management unit covers which patients are appropriate to consider for opioid therapy, how to assess risk for substance use disorder, and how to safely prescribe, monitor, and document opioid therapy in alignment with the Federation of State Medical Boards prescribing guidelines.

CAPC Designation

Take all 14 courses in this unit to achieve CAPC Designation status in pain management. Designation can be added to your performance file or resume to indicate comprehensive training in pain management and safe opioid prescribing for patients with serious illness.

What You’ll Earn

CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits and MOC credits:

  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • Case Management: 7.00 CE
  • Nursing: 14.50 CNE, 11.90 Pharmacotherapy
  • Social Work: 6.00 CE (NASW)
  • Social Work: 7.25 CE (NYSED)

The continuing education values listed on this page apply to the current term of accreditation for the courses in this unit. See individual course pages for more information about the accrediting bodies.

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