Physician Prescribing Course (October)

CME

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This two and one-half day small group UC San Diego Physician Assessment and Clinical Education (PACE) program is designed to improve the participants' prescribing behavior by providing education on the legal, biomedical and clinical aspects of prescribing drugs, especially controlled drugs.

Topics:

  • State Laws and Medical Board Guidelines for the Prescription of Controlled Drugs
  • Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
  • Pharmacology of Sedatives Hypnotics, Narcotics, and Amphetamines
  • Drug Interactions
  • Patient Compliance
  • Charting Drug Prescriptions
  • Managing the "Difficult" Patient
  • Critical Review of the Medical Literature Management of Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia
  • Special Issues in Chronic Pain: Headache and Back Pain
  • Dealing with the Demanding Patient, the Seductive Patient, and the Manipulative Patient
  • How Addictions Hijack the Brain
  • Recipe for Personality Soup: Start with Boundaries, Mix in Sage, and Simmer Gently
27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - maximum

Date

October 25-27, 2021

Location

San Diego, California 92103, United States

Email

ucpace@ucsd.edu

Website

www.paceprogram.ucsd.edu/CME/Prescribing.aspx/

  • Critical Review of the Medical Literature Management of Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia
  • Special Issues in Chronic Pain: Headache and Back Pain
  • Dealing with the Demanding Patient, the Seductive Patient, and the Manipulative Patient
  • How Addictions Hijack the Brain
  • Recipe for Personality Soup: Start with Boundaries, Mix in Sage, and Simmer Gently
  • 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - maximum" />

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