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Busting the Myths Around Opioids and Chronic Pain Management


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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Faculty:
Brian Kaufman, DO, FACOI, FACP, FASAM |  Merideth Norris, DO, FACOFP, FASAM
Duration:
53 Minutes
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Learning Objectives:

After the lecture:
The learner will understand the appropriate goals of chronic pain management.
The learner will understand the evidence supporting appropriate opiate prescribing for chronic pain.
The learner will be able to differentiate and understand the interconnected relationship of chronic pain and OUD
The learner will understand the unexpected consequences of the DCD guidelines on patients with substance use disorders and on patients with chronic pain.
 
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.
 
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  
Grievance Policy:

All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

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Faculty

Brian Kaufman, DO, FACOI, FACP, FASAM's Profile

Brian Kaufman, DO, FACOI, FACP, FASAM Related seminars and products: 2


Dr. Brian Kaufman practices Interventional Pain Management and Addiction Medicine in New Hampshire and Maine. His practice emphasizes trauma-informed patient-centered principles and advocates for greater patient resources in his practice areas. He incorporates hypnosis, integrative and osteopathic principles, and interventional pain techniques in his practice. He also contributes to articles, textbook chapters, and teaches medical students, interns, and residents.  Dr. Kaufman is board certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Pain Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, and in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

He lives with his wife, Merideth Norris, DO, their three children, three dogs, one cat, five chickens, two ducks, and soon to also include a pet pig. It is a zoo, but it is his home. 

Dr. Kaufman discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.
 


Merideth Norris, DO, FACOFP, FASAM's Profile

Merideth Norris, DO, FACOFP, FASAM Related seminars and products: 6


Dr. Merideth Norris has been working in Maine for over 15 years. Her practice scope includes Osteopathic Family Medicine and treating substance use disorder, obesity, and pain management. She has worked in emergency departments all over Maine, as well as detox facilities, inpatient treatment environments, methadone clinics, and outpatient recovery centers. Dr. Norris is the Medical Director of Enso Recovery and has a private practice. Dr. Norris is board certified in Osteopathic Family Medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Medicine, in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine.

She is frequently seen in the press advocating for available resources for people with substance use disorder and drafts large amounts of testimony to the state legislation on opioid policy and treatment access. She has been interviewed as an addiction expert on both local public radio and the national Reelz network. Recently, Dr. Norris became certified as a Ringside Physician by USA Boxing and became the medical consultant for Susan Elia MacNeal, author of the Maggie Hope detective series. Dr. Norris has three children.  

Dr. Norris discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.
 


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