Co-Occurring Pain in the Outpatient Setting: FAME Session #5


This 2-hour, live virtual session is part of the FAME 8-session series and will cover co-occurring pain in the outpatient setting.

The FAME series is a facilitated, in-depth discussion of real patient cases provided by participants with the opportunity to receive mentoring and feedback from multi-disciplinary addiction expert faculty. The series is designed for members of the healthcare team who are new to treating patients with addiction so they can gain additional insights, knowledge, and confidence.

This two-hour virtual FAME session includes:

  • One 20-to-30-minute didactic presentation on a featured addiction-related topic
  • Two 30-minute case reviews with a panel of multi-disciplinary addiction experts
  • Up to (2) CME/CE credits per session

The target audience for this introductory level activity includes: physicians, PAs, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists, counselors, addiction educators, and other clinicians part of the care team.

Learning Objectives

This activity addresses the following ACGME/IOM/IPCE Competencies: Patient-centered Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice Based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communications Skills, Systems-based Practices, Work in Interdisciplinary Teams, Employ Evidence-based Practice, Apply Quality Improvement, Professionalism, Values / Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles / Responsibilities, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  1. Develop a community of mentors and colleagues to support professional development and build confidence in providing best practices in patient care for patients with addiction.
  2. Analyze real patient cases to identify barriers to treatment and discuss solutions to overcome those barriers to ensure best evidence-based treatment options, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, for patients with addiction.
  3. Demonstrate professionalism in all interactions with patients and professional colleagues and demonstrate a commitment to the health and well-being of individuals and society through ethical practice, profession-led regulation, and high personal standards of behavior.