Treating Pain & Addiction

Mi-CCSI, in collaboration with the University of Michigan’s Chronic Pain and Fatigue Center and Michigan provider systems developed a comprehensive training program to address patients with acute and chronic pain. The focus of the training is centered on changing the way providers and staff diagnosed and treated pain, emphasizing psychosocial and non-pharmaceutical interventions as well as introductions to weaning and addiction. A grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund has allowed us to offer this CME training at no cost to attendees.

Intended Audience

Primary care practice teams or individual providers, clinical and non-clinical staff (Providers, care managers, social workers, medical assistants, office managers and staff, pharmacists, behavioral health specialists)


Training Dates & Registration

Thursday, March 7, 2019 | Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Masonic Center
233 Fulton Street, East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

March 7 Registration


Event Schedule

Morning - Foundations of Pain Management

The morning sessions will include a review of the pain management mechanisms, pathophysiology, biopsychosocial aspects, multi-disciplinary care team approaches, pharmacotherapy and non-pharmacy treatment approaches, and open panel questions and discussion.

Afternoon - Workshops

Two afternoon workshop tracks are offered to further explore practical application.

Track One: Substance Use Disorders
  • Review tapering approaches
  • Discuss Crucial Conversations
  • Case Study applications
Track Two: Team-Based Care for Chronic Pain
  • Review assessment and care planning components
  • Discuss ways to ways to optimize the multi-disciplinary team (Physical Therapy, Behavioral Health Services)

Treating Pain and Addiction Agenda


Faculty*

Daniel Clauw, MD - University of Michigan: Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine & Psychiatry; Director of Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Glenn Dregansky, DO - Western Michigan University: Program Director for WMU Homer Stryker School of Medicine's Family Medicine Residency Program, Kalamazoo, MI
Scott Haga, PA-C - Spectrum Health Medical Group Center for Integrative Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
James Hudson, MD - Medical Director of the Pain Center at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Services, Grand Rapids, MI
Edward Jouney, DO, MS - University of Michigan: Clinical instructor, psychiatrist at UMATS and U of M's Back and Pain Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Eric Lake, MA, LLP, CADC - Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Services: Psychologist, Pain Rehabiliation Program, Grand Rapids, MI
Timothy Phillips, PT, DPT, MTC - Spectrum Health: Lead physical therapist, Grand Rapids, MI
Eva Quirion, FNP PhD - St. Joseph Healthcare: Nurse practioner specializing in treatment of pain and substance use disorder, Bangor, MA
Jill Schneiderhan, MD - University of Michigan: Co-Director of the Integrative Family Medicine Program, Ann Arbor, MI
David Williams, PhD - University of Michigan: Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine, Psychiatry & Psychology; Associate Director of the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Ann Arbor, MI

*Faculty may change based on availability


Continuing Education

Providers & Nurses

This training will meet the continuing education requirements for pain and symptom management in the state of Michigan for medical license renewals. Nurses in Michigan may use CME credits towards re-licensure.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Social Workers

Application for continuing education credits has been filed with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Determination of credit is pending.

Medical Assistants

Registered or certified medical assistants can submit copies of their agendas and certificates of completion to their certification entity to obtain continuing education credit.

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training

Mi-CCSI, in partnership with the Michigan Opioid Collaborative (MOC) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), is hosting five sessions of the ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder course.  This course will provided the required eight (8) educational hours required to obtain the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid use disorders.

Intended Audience

Physicians and advance practice providers


Training Dates & Registration

Thursday, March 7, 2019 | Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Masonic Center
233 Fulton Street, East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Muskegon
Mercy Health-Hackley Campus
1700 Clinton Street
Room 1503
Muskegon, MI 49442

Contact Amy Wales at 616.551.0795 ext. 11 or amy.wales@miccsi.org to register


Description

Physicians are required to complete an eight-hour training to qualify for a waiver to prescribe and dispense Buprenorphine (Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000). This training is certified by ASAM through which physicians are able to obtain the learning requirements necessary to obtain the waiver. This 8-hour course covers treating opioid use disorder using interactive, case-based learning and evidence-based practices. This course will provide the required 8 hours needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid use disorders. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training.

All providers who attend will receive payment for the 8-hour session as detailed below. The training and after-training support will all be free of charge.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the clinical pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone in treating opioid use disorders
  • Identify and assess patients who are appropriate for treatment with medications for an opioid use disorder in an office-based setting
  • Describe procedures for initiating, stabilizing, maintaining, monitoring, and modifying treatment of patients on buprenorphine or naltrexone
  • Summarize the assessment and management of patients with psychiatric and medical co-morbidities associated with opioid use disorders
  • Apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine to patients with opioid use disorder

Payments for attendance

Providers attending the full 8-hours will be paid for the day as follows:
Physicians (MD, DO)—$500
Advanced practice providers (NP, PA)— $250

Post-training support

MOC will provide after-training assistance to any provider needing to access a resource to answer questions or to assist with difficult cases. This support will be provided free to providers.


Faculty*

Edward Jouney, DO, MS - University of Michigan: Clinical instructor, psychiatrist at UMATS and U of M's Back and Pain Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Cara Poland, MD - Spectrum Health: Lead addiction medicine physician, Grand Rapids, MI

*Faculty may change based on availability


Continuing Medical Education Credits

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.