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Pediatric Analgesia: Opioids and Non-Opioids

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Course Credit

The following credits are available for this course:

Risk Management Credits0.75 hours
Contact Hours (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner)0.75 hours
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (MD, DO, NP, PA)0.75 hours
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Category 1 CME Credits0.75 hours

Alyssa Lebel, MD

Co-Director, Headache Program; Senior Associate in Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Lebel reviews the science of opioids and considerations for evaluating the different options for pain management in children, with the ultimate goal of finding balance and harmony in opioid therapy. The presentation was recorded at Effective Pediatric Pain Management and End of Life Care, on March 6, 2021.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:

  1. Evaluate available opioid and non-opioid options to treat pediatric pain

In support of improving patient care, Boston Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Risk Management

This activity meets the requirements for 0.75 Risk Management Credits as proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

Physician Assistant

Boston Children’s Hospital has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Nurse

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 0.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Disclosure Policy

Boston Children’s Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CE activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children’s may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclosure Statement

The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves, have reported the following relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients: 

Alyssa Lebel, MD

None

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