Continuing Education Information

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Montana Pain Conference 2020
October 1-2, 2020

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Western Montana AHEC

Target Audience

The conference has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with pain.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Create an optimal critical learning environment to achieve safe and high-quality care
  • Review current best practices for pain management
  • Discuss outcomes for pain management patients
  • Build a base and plan for the future in unique small programs
  • Discover local applications; which pieces are in place and what are the gaps


Program Agenda 

Joint Accreditation Statement


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Western Montana AHEC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 12.5 contact hour(s) (1.250 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Universal Activity Number – JA4008162-9999-20-2163-L04-P

Type of Activity: knowledge

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 12.5 contact hours.

Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate.

Continuing Psychologist Education

Continuing education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility of the program.

Credit Designation

This program offers 12.5 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Fee Information

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Obtaining Credit Instructions

Instructions for obtaining CME/CE credit will be sent.