Free CME Training

Pain is complex. Discussing it doesn't have to be. This video, available for CME credit, details evidence-based guidelines for using the Texas PMP to inform safe prescribing practices and communicate effectively with your patients.

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Date of Original Release: May 1, 2020 | Credit Expiration Date: May 1, 2023


1.00 CME Credit - 1.00 Ethics Credit

The Texas Prescription Monitoring Program plays a key role in addressing the opioid crisis. After watching this expert-led training video you will be able to:

  • Use PMP data and the NarxCare™ dashboard to provide patient-centered care
  • Navigate difficult conversations with patients regarding safe and effective alleviation of pain
  • Describe the legislative mandate to use the PMP


Allison Benz

Allison Benz, R.Ph., M.S.

Executive Director/Secretary,

Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Brandon Allport Altillo

Brandon Allport-Altillo, MD, MPH, FAAP

Primary Care Internist and Pediatrician,

Lone Star Circle of Care

Assistant Professor, Department of

Internal Medicine, UT Dell Medical School

Erin Donovan

Erin Donovan, Ph.D.

Director of Interdisciplinary Education,

Center for Health Communication

Associate Professor of Communication

Studies, UT Austin

Lucas Hill

Lucas Hill, Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, University

of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Director, Operation Naloxone

Michael Mackert

Michael Mackert, Ph.D.

Director of The University of Texas at Austin

Center for Health Communication

Stephen Brint Carlton

Stephen Brint Carlton, J.D.

Executive Director, Texas Medical Board

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

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