Online Education (CME)
Best Practices in Prescribing Opioids and Controlled Substances
Optimal Care of Memory-Impaired Persons for Providers
During the 2019 session, the Minnesota Legislature passed a law that requires individuals with licenses with the authority to prescribe controlled substances to obtain at least two hours of CME on best practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances. This online, self-assessment activity includes content on best practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances, as well as non-pharmacological and implantable device alternatives for treatment of pain and ongoing pain management. Read more here.
Cannabliss or Cannabust? Three Years of Medical Cannabis in Minnesota (members only)
Hear an update on the implementation and use of the state's medical cannabis program with data from the Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC). Tom Arneson, MD, MMA member and OMC Research Director will discuss emerging medical cannabis research, share patient experiences and answer questions about the program.
Easy Tools for Clinicians to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Twin Cities Medical Society has partnered with Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis Health Department and the Minnesota Medical Association to produce a webinar for providers with the latest research on Prediabetes, information on outcomes from the Diabetes Prevention Program studies and how the Diabetes Prevention Connection can help patients find a class, as well as new insurance coverage for screening and for the program cost.
Implicit Bias Education Series (coming soon)
Implicit (unconscious) bias can develop over time with the accumulation of personal experience. Research suggests that implicit bias may contribute to health care disparities by shaping a clinician’s behavior and producing differences in medical treatment. This 2-part enduring activity will review factors that affect healthcare outcomes in Minnesotans and present tools to help our society move towards health equity.
These webinars help providers understand when and how to apply practice tools in their day-to-day work with patients, including managing functional changes and behaviors that can complicate care and negatively impact outcomes.
Pain, Opioids and Addiction Lecture Series
The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA), the Steve Rummler HOPE Network (SRHN), and the University of Minnesota Medical School collaborate to bring medical education on the topics of pain, opioids and addiction to medical students, residents, and practicing doctors.
What’s the Big Deal about Chlamydia
From the Minnesota Department of Health, discover the role of community partnerships in addressing Chlamydia while recognizing the best practices employed by clinics that serve adolescent and young adult patients in a youth-friendly way.