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Pain Management and Addiction Videos

On demand training opportunities surrounding pain management, prescribing practices, substance use disorders, and medication-assisted treatment. CME/CE available.

Ethics – Pain Management – Addiction

The following videos provide CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners’ requirement for 2 hours of training related to ethics, pain management, or addiction care during each licensure period. 


The Neuroscience of Addiction (.75 CME)
Presenter: Melissa Piasecki MD

Marijuana – What the Healthcare Professional Should Know (1.00 CME)
Presenter: Paul Snyder, MA, LADC-S

Pain Medicine Update 2018 (.75 CME)
Presenter: Michael Salas, MD

Back Pain: Diagnosis and Management (.50 CME)
Presenter: Casey Keating, MD

Abuse Of Controlled Substances – Prescribing Of Opioids – Addiction

The following videos provide CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners’ requirement for 2 hours of training related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids, or addiction during each licensure period. 


Misuse, Abuse, and Dependence of Controlled Substances (1.00 CME)
Presenter: Paul Snyder, MA, LADC-S

Medication Assisted Treatment Opioid Response (MATOR) (1.00 CME)
Presenter: Paul Snyder MA, LADC-S

Evidence-Based Pain Prescribing (.50 CME)
Presenter: Luis E. Palacio, MD

Other Training Opportunities

Harvard School of Medicine CME Online

Identification, Counseling, and Treatment of OUD – 8 CME Credits

Current best practices for the identification and management of opioid use disorder


Course Description

This is one of three course that comprise the Opioid Use Disorder Education Program (OUDEP), an innovative interprofessional continuing education program produced by Harvard Medical School (HMS). This project was funded in part with federal funds from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSN271201500070C. This course is intended for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, social workers, and other health care providers collaborating to treat patients with substance use disorders.

Identification, Counseling, and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder focuses on current best practices in identification and treatment of OUD, including treatment and maintenance with different medications, psychosocial approaches to treatment, addressing co-occurring psychiatric disorders, and preventing and treating overdose.

Enrollment end date: May 30, 2022
Course end date: June 30, 2022

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What You’ll Learn

  • Describe effective practices in screening, identification, counseling, and treatment of patients with opioid use disorder

  • Recognize the use of medications including buprenorphine, methadone, and naltrexone as treatment options for opioid use disorder, and in overdose management and prevention

  • Identify psychosocial treatment options for patients with opioid use disorder

  • Examine the need to treat comorbid psychiatric disorders in patients with OUD

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