Activity Information and Completion Requirements

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TITLE: Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis: Update on Proper Prescribing (Prescribing)
CME Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™          CE credit: 1.0    
CE# : 00192-EDII-987
Activity EM Approval Date: 1/1/2020
CE Review / Reapproval Date: 12/1/2020          CE Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Presented by:  Scott L. Hambleton, M.D., is a graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Medicine. He completed the Accelerated Family Practice Residency at the University of Tennessee in 1996. Dr. Hambleton completed the University of Florida Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Pine Grove Behavioral Health in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 2007. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, the American Board of Addiction Medicine and is a Distinguished Fellow in the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Hambleton is the immediate Past President of the Mississippi Society of Addiction Medicine. He has served as Medical Director of The Oxford Centre in Oxford, Mississippi, for treatment of adults with chemical dependency; Medical Director at Pine Grove Women's Center for treatment of women with chemical dependence and/or eating disorders; and Medical Director of Pine Grove's Gentle Path Program for treatment of sexual addiction. In November, 2010, Dr. Hambleton became the Medical Director of the Mississippi Physician Health Program, which is Mississippi's designated Physician Health Program.  Dr. Hambleton is the president-elect of the Federation of State Physician Health Programs.
Target Audience:
This activity is intended for internal medicine, family medicine and primary care physicians and advance practice clinicians.

Learner outcome(s):

1)  Self-report knowledge gain related to evidence based guidelines for providing risk factor identification and implementation of preventive care in the primary care setting.
2)  Self-report knowledge gain of important pathophysiology concepts common to the care of patients using pharmaceuticals, describe the pharmacology of common medications, select the proper pharmacotherapeutics based on clinical presentation and incorporate evidence-based changes into practice.
3)  Self-report competence gain and an intent to utilize evidence based guidelines and accepted practice in the prescribing of medications with an emphasis on controlled substances.

Medium / combination of media used:

This activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture) in an electronic format, followed by an online post-test and participant self-reflection / declaration of learning.  Estimated time to complete this activity, including review of materials is 60 minutes.

Required method of participation in the learning process: 

1.    Review activity information and completion requirements.
2.    View video. Estimated time = 48:00 minutes
3.    View support materials if applicable.  Estimated time = 0 mins
4.    Complete evaluation and learner assessment tool.  Estimated time = 12 mins         
Total time for completion:  60 mins/1.0 hour(s)     
Faculty Disclosure:  Dr. Hambleton has indicated that there are no disclosures to be made regarding this presentation. Each member of the planning committee for this activity has indicated they have no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationship(s) to disclose.

Commercial Support:
This activity is fully funded by the NMMC CME Program and is not supported by any commercial support monies.

Continuing Medical Education Credit (Physician):
North Mississippi Medical Center is accredited by the Mississippi State Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. 
NMMC designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Credit (APC):
NMMC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.   CE# 00192-EDII-987 (60 minutes = 1.0 contact hour)