Dr. Michael McNett is presenting “Alternatives to Opioids in Treating Acute and Chronic Pain” for primary care physicians, specialty physicians, allied health professionals, nurses, social workers and staff on two dates in September. Participants will learn why opioids should only be used as a last resort in treating acute and chronic pain, and which non-opioid medications and techniques treat acute and/or chronic pain. Dr. McNett is the medical director for chronic pain, at Aurora Greater Milwaukee South, and Physician Faculty, Opioid Prescribing Education, at the Wisconsin Medical Society.
This free two-hour course, with lunch afterwards, has been approved by the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board as meeting the requirements for the two-hour continuing education course on responsible opioid prescribing per Med 13.03(3) of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. It’s presented by the Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Prevention (MCSAP) coalition and the Wisconsin Medical Society, and will be held at Aurora Sinai Medical Center – Rapkin Auditorium, 945 N. 12th St., Milwaukee, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, September 13, and Tuesday, September 24. Register for the September 13 session at this link and the September 24 session here.