Online Clinical Skills Training

Development funded by contract #HHSN271200900003C and Grant #1R44DA027245-01 (Medical Student Pain Education) from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health.
No industry support, pharmaceutical or other

Receive CME Credits

  • Credit types: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™,
  • Training for Physicians and Students
  • Risk Reduction Strategies (REMS compliant)
  • Foundations of Assessing & Treating Pain (REMS related)
  • Expanded Skills in Chronic Opioid Therapy (REMS related)
  • Opioid Risk Reduction Skills (for students)
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“This was an outstanding training course for suboxone training! The learning experience was excellent and I would recommend this course to all NP's and PA's.”

Andrew Catalone - Psychiatry/Adult Health NP, NY (12/29/2016)

“This training was very thorough and covered way more than I expected. I am new to Addiction Medicine, but have been practicing in Pain Management for six years and I admit I learned a fair amount from the opiate prescribing section.”

Brant Turner - Pain Management/Addiction Medicine (03/01/2017)

“Excellent information; resources and references were an added benefit.”

Kathleen Fitzgerald - Family NP, IA (02/23/2017)

"An excellent program."

Kevin Wilson - (01/02/2017)

“This has been a very interesting and helpful program that I would highly recommend to anyone, not just those considering treating addiction or pain.”

Derrick Mullin - Pain Management, CA (02/15/2017)

"This is a rich and cost-effective way to learn about opioid indications, addiction, use, misuse, monitoring, and contraindications, plus pain assessment and treatment."

Rebecca Ellen - Psychiatry, MD (02/28/2018)

"Great program for primary care providers who prescribe opioids for patients with chronic pain."

OpioidRisk User (3/9/11)

"Excellent way to increase your knowledge and understanding of opioid therapy."

Timothy Morrill - Adult Medicine, FL (02/09/2014)

“Great training and allows provider to go at own pace.”

Erika Nieves ANP - Adult NP, NY (01/23/2017)

"Good course. I enjoyed it and have benefited from it."

Opioidrisk user (3/11/11)

"Great collection of useful practical information in clean and efficient format. Application of this information in the constraints of primary care practice remains a challenge."

Michael LK Brostoski, DO (Fam Med / Obstetrics), Hurley, WI (3/8/11)

"Excellent CME and learning experience from the comfort of your home/office."

OpioidRisk User, New Jersey (3/3/11)

"Very useful course due to the importance of the topic of opioid prescription & abuse on our heath care system as well as for the safety of our patients."

Opioidrisk user (3/27/11)

"It is an excellent program [and] very educational..."

Antoine Ghaly, Niagara Falls, NY (4/22/12)

"Great program for primary care providers who prescribe opioids for patients with chronic pain."

Opioidrisk user (3/9/11)

"This clear and concise program should be utilized by all physicians who treat patients with pain."

Opioidrisk user (7/9/11)

"This was a great review of appropriate opiate prescribing guidelines and an update on new techniques for safe prescribing."

OpioidRisk User, Boise, ID (3/22/11)

"Excellent info for the Family MD."

Opioidrisk user (3/20/11)

"Good program to raise awareness regarding available tools to screen for addiction potential."

OpioidRisk User (1/19/11)

"Excellent review on opioid management and provision on resources."

Opioidrisk user (3/25/11)

"Excellent program, and the fact that it is online...should allow every physician to complete it."

OpioidRisk User, Niagara Falls (4/27/12)

"Valuable program to improve safety and skills in using opiates in any practice setting since we are not taught much about that in med school."

Opioidrisk user (2/15/12)

"Great information."

Dr. Joshua Dittmer, Raleigh NC (3/6/11)

"This was a fabulous program and should be required for all primary care providers!"

Wendy Joiner, MD, California (4/2/11)

"Excellent training tool in an ever-expanding area of medicine."

Opioidrisk user (5/2/12)