Neurology: Volume 99, Number 13, September 27, 2022 Exam #2 - Comparative Risk of Opioid Overdose With Concomitant Use of Prescription Opioids and Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
About this course
- Released: 09/27/2022
- Expires: 09/27/2025
COMPARATIVE RISK OF OPIOID OVERDOSE WITH CONCOMITANT USE OF PRESCRIPTION OPIOIDS AND SKELETAL MUSCLE RELAXANTS
Upon completion of the article by Khan et al, the participant should be able to:
- Identify which muscle relaxants, when used concomitantly with prescription opioid medications, were associated with a higher risk of opioid overdose in this study
- State the degree to which concomitant use of baclofen and opioids, as compared to concomitant use of cyclobenzaprine and opioids, was associated with increased risk of opioid overdose in this study
- Describe how certain socioeconomic factors did or did not impact the risk of opioid overdose among patients with concomitant use of opioids and muscle relaxants in this study
CORE COMPETENCIES:The article by Khan et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:Refer to Information and Author section available in the Tool Bar for each article.
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The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Journal Editors: James W.M. Owens, Jr., MD, PhD: Scientific Advisory Boards: Member of data safety monitoring board, RaSURE study, AADi Bioscience, Inc. Funding for travel or speaker honoraria: Honoraria, Program Director, AAN Annual Meeting. Editorial Boards: CME Editor, Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD: Editorial Boards: Neurology, CME editor, ongoing since January 2016. Other activities: Question writing for American Academy of Neurology activities, including Continuum. AAN staff members editing the test (K. Aman Ramm) have no disclosures. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
This CME program receives no commercial support.