Brochure Text for Primary Care Update

2016 Chronic Pain Guidelines & Controlled Substance Efforts

October 6, 2016, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Light Hall Room 202


After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:

·  Abuse, addiction, misuse of controlled substances (CS) and resulting negative sequela to patient and public safety,

·  The purpose and impact of the Controlled Substance Monitoring Database (CSMD) on prescribing of CS,

·  How providers can effectively partner with CSMD to facilitate responsible and accountable prescribing practices, and

·  How TN Chronic Pain Guidelines can be integrated into daily practice to guide use of CS and support evidence-based care.

Course Faculty Dr. Mitch Mutter, MD

Medical Director of Special Projects

Tennessee Department of Health

Linda Johnson, MSN, RN, FNP-C

APN Consultant

Tennessee Board of Nursing

David T. Bess, PharmD

Director of Tennessee Controlled Substance Monitoring Database

Tommy Farmer

Special Agent in Charge

Director of Tennessee Meth & Pharmaceutical Task Force

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Stephen Loyd, MD

Medical Director of Substance & Abuse Services

Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse


Director Professional Development, Office of Advanced Practice

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

All course directors, planners, and speakers indicated no financial relationships to disclose.


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Designation of Credit

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support

This educational activity received no commercial support.