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Preparing for New Opioid Prescribing Rules

Preparing for New Opioid Prescribing Rules in Washington State

Completion of this enduring material CME activity about state opioid prescribing rules will meet new state opioid CME requirements.

Presented on Dec. 19, 2018, this one-hour webinar features Seattle pain specialist David Chang, DO, from The Everett Clinic and Jeb Shepard, WSMA associate director of policy and regulatory affairs.

How to participate and obtain CME credit

To participate in this activity, you must read the objectives, watch the webinar recording, and complete the evaluation survey. The webinar recording will take one hour to complete. Upon completion of the evaluation, you will be directed to a credit claim form and a printable certificate.

Evaluation survey

Please take this survey after viewing the recorded webinar. After completing the survey, you will be directed to a credit claim page and a page to print a CME certificate for your records.

Learning objectives

After completing the activity, learners should be able to:

  • Understand and adhere to new state opioid prescribing requirements.
  • Formulate a strategy for complying with specific requirements of opioid prescribing rules.
  • Determine additional resources for up-to-date evidence-based information on opioid prescribing.

CME information

Release date: Dec. 26, 2018.

Expiration date: Dec. 26, 2020.

The WSMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The WSMA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission. 


No one in control of content has indicated a relevant financial relationship with an ACCME-defined commercial interest. All clinical content presented is evidence-based and unbiased.

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