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Register for KSA Pain Medicine on December 2, 2023

Looking for a low-cost, time-efficient way to enhance your clinical knowledge, earn continuing medical education credits that count toward Academy membership and medical licensure requirements, and gain American Board of Family Medicine certification points? Take advantage of Knowledge Self-Assessment – KSA’s study groups focused on evaluating and enhancing your knowledge in a particular topic area common to family medicine. Each family physician facilitated-KSA is approved for 8 CME credits and 10 ABFM certification points. Over the course of the session, you will take part in group discussions of 60 questions on a given topic. After you have successfully completed the questions, MAFP will report your earned credits to AAFP. AAFP will then report your credits and certification points to ABFM on your behalf.

Click to Register for Virtual KSA: Pain Medicine
Saturday, Dec. 2, 8 am - 12 pm ET
Facilitated by Elizabeth ‘Libby’ Pionk, DO, FAAFP, Family Medicine Hospitalist (Bay City, MI)

MAFP Members receive the discounted rate of $249

This activity will focus on diagnosing chronic pain syndromes in family medicine, identify pharmacologic appropriate therapy for specific conditions, including painful diabetic neuropathy, osteoarthritis, trigeminal neuralgia, and fibromyalgia, describe the use of active modalities such as exercise and physical therapy in the treatment of chronic pain, recommend appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options for the treatment of functional chronic pain conditions, and explain the indications, risks, and monitoring recommendations for long-term opioid pain medications.

Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act – Individuals who need to self-report time spent training to fulfill the requirement should note that the ABFM Pain Medicine KSA has approximately two-thirds of the 60 total questions which address the topics of appropriate opioid prescribing, substance use disorders in those with concurrent pain, effective pain treatment planning, and substance misuse. The ABFM Pain Medicine KSA offers up to 8 credits of accredited CME.  Hours reported should reflect the time spent in the activity.