Current Top Articles in Pain & Addiction (1 CME)

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This will be a brief survey of he top current articles in the realm of pain & addiction. By the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will: - Be able to describe the evidence against protracted and accelerated use of opioids in cases of non-cancer pain. - Enjoy a working knowledge of the CDC Guidelines AND the VA-DoD Guidelines that will provide direction in safely prescribing opioids. - Identify two major risk factors readily addressed in prevention of overdose deaths - Identify two assets in more safely managing patients requiring protracted opioid therapy.

William F. Haning, III


Bill Haning is a tenured Professor of Psychiatry at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai’i, who serves as the Director of M.D. Programs for the medical school, Director of Addiction Psychiatry/Addiction Medicine Residency Training Programs and the Deputy for General Psychiatry, and Director for the medical students’ neurosciences curriculum (2nd year).  He is Principal Investigator for the Pacific Addiction Research Center (PARC®).  A Director of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the Editor-in-Chief of the ASAM Weekly, he also serves as Chair of the Examination Committee for Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  He received his A.B. (Philosophy) from Princeton University and M.D. from the University of Hawai`i at Manoa.  He is a Member of the American College of Psychiatrists, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Bill has been very fortunate.  He is certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine; has received teaching awards inclusive of the APA’s Nancy C.A. Roeske Certificate, the John M. Hardman Award for Mentorship from the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawai`i, the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, and the University of Hawai`i Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching.    In 2014, the Hawai`i Medical Association designated him Hawai`i’s Physician of the Year.  The Force Surgeon (2001-2007) for both U.S. Marine Forces Pacific and for Marine Forces Central Command in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Bill served subsequently as the Division Psychiatrist, 4th Marine Division; his awards include the Legion of Merit.


Session Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. This session was recorded on 4/6/2017 in New Orleans, LA.
CME Quiz
3 Questions
3 Questions Complete the quiz to claim CME.
CME Credit and Certificate
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available 1 CME Credits