Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period September 11, 2017 through September 11, 2019, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view all 85 segments, totaling 3.5 hours, to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit; 3) register and complete the evaluation form and post-test; 4) score 100% on the post-test; and 5) print out CME certificate.
Estimated Time to Complete Educational Activity
3.5 hours. Physicians must study the enduring activity, and are expected to view every segment to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit.
In this web-based program, physicians will learn how recent developments in basic and clinical research have helped to advance the understanding and management of perioperative pain.
September 11, 2017
September 11, 2019
This complimentary CME educational activity is designed for all healthcare providers (HCPs) involved in developing, delivering, consulting, and monitoring care for patients who are or are planning to have surgery.
This constituency of HCPs shall include the following audience:
Participation in this iQ&A interactive Medical Intelligence Zone is complimentary, and clinicians are invited to view this CME-certified program and/or share this invitation with other colleagues, departmental staff members, and healthcare professionals.
This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education (UMMS-OCME) and CMEducation Resources, LLC. The UMMS-OCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Policy on Faculty & Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.
Program Faculty and Disclosure
Maher El Chaar, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Co-Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery
St Luke’s University Hospital
Nothing to disclose
Daniel Engelman MD, FACS
Heart, Vascular & Critical Care Services
Baystate Medical Center
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Nothing to disclose
Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
Duke University School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Regional Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Consulting Fees: B. Braun
Speaker’s Bureau: Cadence Pharmaceuticals
Alparslan Turan, MD
Departments of Outcomes Research and General Anesthesiology
Vice Chair of Education
Nothing to disclose
Eugene R. Viscusi, MD
Director, Acute Pain Management Service
Department of Anesthesiology
Thomas Jefferson University
Research Grants (paid to university): Durect, Pacira
Speaker Fees: Mallinckrodt, Medicines Company, Salix
Consulting Fees: Cara, Pfizer, Mallinckrodt, Medicines Company, Trevena
Program Managers and Web Editor Disclosure
Program Manager Gideon Bosker, MD has nothing to disclose.
Program Reviewer Denise Leary has nothing to disclose.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Hardware and Software Requirements:
To participate in this program, viewers must have a PC or Macintosh computer that has active, ongoing internet access for the duration of the program, as well as a compatible Flash-viewer. An email address is required for registration, and a printer is required to print out the CME certificate.
When you participate in a CME activity offered by CMEducation Resources, we ask you for your name, degree, affiliation, street address, telephone number, fax number, and/or e-mail address (the "Information"). We use that Information in the following ways:
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