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PBI Best Practice Prescribing:

Opioids, Pain Management and Addiction

3 CME Credits

Online Course

Prescribers from any discipline will benefit from this course by learning the best practices in modern day prescribing from our expert faculty. This course educates learners on pain management and addiction, how to properly assess a patient’s needs, and what individuals need to know about the Opioid Epidemic. This self-paced 3 CME hour course combines online readings, interactive assignments, knowledge checks, and a final exam.


Course Pre-Approval

Many regulatory boards require that board ordered CME/CE programs for disciplinary purposes receive pre-approval. If you are taking this course to fulfill such a requirement, please contact your board or regulatory body for approval. Most boards expect a live (face-to-face) classroom experience such as the PBI Professional Boundaries and Ethics Course.

How Much Does This Course Cost?

$129.00 (3 CME Credits)

Additional CME/CE credits are available through our additional course offerings to complement this educational experience. If you have any questions regarding cost, please call us at 904-800-1237 or email us at [email protected].

What Do I Need For This Course?

Required Software & Hardware

After registration, the course material is available for you to view online. We recommend using Google Chrome as your browser. Note that this course is only available online, paper versions will not be made available.

CME Information

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education provided by the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Professional Boundaries, Inc. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates these enduring activities each for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the University of California CME Consortium to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure of conflicts and conflict resolutions will be made prior to the activity in writing via handout materials, insert, or syllabus.

California Assembly Bill 1195

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and definitions of cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website at