Many states are now requiring that physicians include pain management and controlled substances continuing education in their total credit requirements for medical licensure.  Current states mandating the pain management content are California, Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia.

This July, SMA will address this need by offering the workshop, Scope of Pain: Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education, during the Focus on the Female Patient Conference held at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, South Carolina on July 20-23, 2015.  The workshop will be held on Monday, July 20 from 2:00-5:00 pm.   Healthcare Professionals may take part in the workshop may registering for the full conference or paying the one-day only rate for Monday.

For registration information, visit Focus on the Female Patient Registration.

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