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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Tennessee Department of Health Chronic Pain Guidelines and Controlled Substance Abuse Efforts 2016
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Tennessee Department of Health Chronic Pain Guidelines and Controlled Substance Abuse Efforts

All locations


About this Conference:

Acute and chronic pain are among the most common reasons for physician visits and for taking medication. The treatment of pain could lead to or coincide with misuse or abuse of prescription drugs. Chronic Pain Guidelines will be taught to address opioid misuse and abuse from the perspectives of a physician, a pharmacist, and a mid-level provider.

***Meets TN Prescribing Practices Credit Requirements***

Keynote Speaker(s):

Mitchell Mutter, M.D.


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Target Audience:

Internal medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, emergency medicine physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, OB/GYN physicians, surgeons, pediatricians, psychiatrists, pathologists, psychologists, nurses, and medical and nursing students.

Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Review Tennessees Controlled Substances Monitoring Database (CSMD) entries made since January 1, 2013
  • Discuss new rules and laws regarding pain management specialists
  • Utilize CSMD enhancements that have been made, such as adding push notifications or Electronic Health Record (EHR) plans
  • Identify state overdose death and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) rates per capita
  • Utilize Chronic Pain Guidelines in prescribing practices
  • Recognize supervisory roles in pain clinics

Dates and Locations:





Hardin County

August 25, 2016

Hardin County Medical Center Cafeteria

(Directions to Cafeteria below table)

935 Wayne Road
Savannah, TN 38372

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Jackson, TN

October 25, 2016

Madison County General Hospital
620 Skyline Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301

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Sullivan County, TN

November 3, 2016

West Park Professional Building
914 Broad Street
Kingsport, TN 37662
(Nashville Room)

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Chattanooga, TN

November 17, 2016

Erlanger Hospital Probasco Auditorium
975 E 3rd Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Memphis, TN

December 13, 2016

Pyramid Bass Pro Shop 
1 Bass Pro Dr,
Memphis, TN 38105

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Hardin County Medical Center Cafeteria directions

From the main hospital entrance.  Enter under the large awning on the front of the building labeled Entrance.  Go straight until  the hallway intersects with another hallway.  Turn left and the cafeteria is straight ahead at the end of the hallway. 

From the exterior entrance directly into the cafeteria.  When standing in the front parking lot of the hospital, the cafeteria entrance is the last door on the left of the front of the building.  There is no labeling on the door or wall that its the cafeteria.


There is no registration fee for this event.  However, attendee space is limited, so early registration is essential.

Activity Director:

Stephen Loyd, MD, Medical Director for Substance Abuse Services, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Nashville, TN

Conference Planner:


Ashley M. Browning, MA
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University

Accreditation and Designation:



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and the Tennessee Department of Health. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



CNE Credit: Up to 2.58 continuing nursing education contact hours will be offered for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on

The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here. Questions? Contact  .




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