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OccMed Colloquium Series

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: Opioids, pain management, and work disability: Recent policy recommendations

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and

Speakers: Dr. William S. Shaw Date: 1/3/2018 Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm Location: Low Learning Center

Target Audience: occupational health professionals, primary care physicians and practitioners, health promotion professionals, health policy specialists.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify 3 to 5 policy focus areas that have been the subject of national and state-level reforms to improve disability-related outcomes for musculoskeletal pain. 2. List the various stakeholders in return-to-work/ stay-at-work efforts for musculoskeletal pain describe policies that influence their decision-making at the organizational and individual level. 3. Describe several recent policy recommendations drafted by a U.S. Department of Labor Policy Working Group on pain management as it relates to work disability prevention.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this (live activity, enduring material, journal-based CME activity, PI CME activity, OR internet point of care activity) for a maximum of __1__ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Please also include the following statements: Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. W. Shaw have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. W. Shaw will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity is supported by an educational grant from AIG Medical Management Services and Work Loss Data Institute/Official Disability Guidelines.

Evaluations: Participants (UConn and affiliates) are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

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