opioids

Published on:
Thursday, April 20, 2017

The ACCME submitted a letter to Sen. McCaskill, Ranking Member, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, to address her investigation of the opioid epidemic. In the letter, Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and...

Published on:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The ACCME submitted these comments for the FDA public advisory committee meeting on the Extended-Release and Long-Acting (ER/LA) Opioid Analgesics REMS, May 3–4, 2016. In the comments, Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO,...

Published on:
Tuesday, August 27, 2013

This fact sheet for accredited providers within the ACCME system answers questions about the FDA Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics REMS and explains the role of accredited continuing education, the ACCME, and...

The ACCME participated in the following CME events in New Mexico, New York, and Nevada in June. This participation is part of the ongoing support the ACCME provides for the...

The ACCME submitted a letter to Sen. McCaskill, Ranking Member,...

Presentation about CE's role in ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS

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On July 9, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy or REMS for extended-release and long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics.

The centerpiece of the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic...

The ACCME has released a data report showing the scope of continuing...

FDA REMS Meetings, Fact Sheet for CME Providers

The ACCME has participated in two meetings with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS). We...

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) hosted a Standards for Commercial Support Users Group meeting on February 21. The meeting followed up on discussions the participants held in August about the role of accreditors in...

Promoting Public Health with Accredited Continuing Education

“We share the deep concerns of the FDA about the growing epidemic of opioid abuse, addiction, and overdose – and we are committed to leveraging...

The ACCME has produced a new video interview series with CME and health care leaders about how CME can address public health initiatives. These resources are part of the ACCME’s ongoing efforts to support the role of accredited CME...

PARS Modifications Support REMS Data Collection and Auditing Process

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Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME Chief Executive, was interviewed for Reach MD Radio about CME as a strategic asset to public health initiatives, including the Food and Drug Administration’s Risk Evaluation and...

Representatives from the accredited CE community described the value of their educational efforts in supporting patient safety and addressing the opioid addiction crisis at the ...

Member Organization Meetings Address MOC, REMS

The ACCME participated in the following meetings during the past few months as part of its ongoing...