Surveys from 2020 showed that about 1 in 4 adults with recent chronic pain reported using pharmacologic therapies only, showing a need to increase nonpharmacologic therapy use, according to the study authors.
21 Nov 2023
The U.S. government no longer requires an X waiver to treat patients with buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
1 Mar 2023
Each of the new peer-to-peer activities provides opportunities for ACP members to earn free CME/MOC credit and meet many state-based CME requirements.
1 Feb 2022
Pain guidelines issued by medical societies call for nondrug therapies and exercise as primary recommendations for chronic pain.
1 Jul 2023
The virtual course on Tuesday, Oct. 5, will provide education for internists on the latest strategies and best practices in pain management.
21 Sep 2021
The series consists of seven core evidence-based and patient-centered modules and two sets of case studies. Up to 23 hours of CME/MOC credit are available, free to ACP members.
13 Apr 2021
The Drug Enforcement Administration is requiring eight hours of training related to substance use disorder treatment, sending clinicians scurrying to their continuing education providers for help.
1 May 2023
The guideline covers recommendations for primary care and other clinicians managing pain in outpatient settings and after patients are discharged from hospitals, EDs, or other facilities.
8 Nov 2022
A 38-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for a 4-hour history of left flank pain that radiates to the groin. She is otherwise well and takes no medications. Following a CT scan, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
26 Sep 2023
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Mar 2022