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Provider Events

Superior offers several professional development and continuing education opportunities throughout the year. These events are designed to support providers and health care professionals by improving the quality of care, services and, ultimately, patient outcomes.

WEBINAR: Pain Management and Opioids

Presented by Superior HealthPlan and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Superior HealthPlan is offering a free Pain Management and Opioid course online for providers. One hour of complimentary CME credit is available for providers who complete the course.

This course will educate providers on the opioid epidemic, current guidelines, specific needs for chronic pain patients and best practices for treating chronic pain.

Register and learn more about the event below:

Date/Time:

  • Ongoing until December 2019

Location:

  • Webinar

The following providers are encouraged to attend this learning opportunity:

  • Primary care physicians
  • Pain management specialists
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Case managers
  • Family practitioners

Course Objectives:

  • The opioid epidemic, its current scope and where we are now
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • Specific needs for chronic pain patients
  • Behavioral health for pain management
  • The stigma associated with opioid use disorder
  • Encouraging communication with patients

Continuing Education Credits:

  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Additional Information:

  • In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Centene Corporation.
  • This course will be presented by Karl J. Haake, MD, who currently serves as a consultant medical director for the Centene Corporation. He is an anesthesiologist who specializes in pain medicine and is certified by both the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine.

For additional details, please download the Opioid and Pain Management Course flyer (PDF).

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WEBINAR: 6/28, 9/13 and 11/8

Opioid Use Disorder Training to Qualify to Prescribe Buprenorphine
Sponsored by Superior HealthPlan and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Superior HealthPlan is sponsoring a FREE training for providers to qualify for the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. This training will be conducted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).

Buprenorphine is the first home-administered therapy to treat OUD and offers great potential for expanding treatment.* Buprenorphine also has been proven to be a clinically effective therapy for OUD in populations including pregnant women. It’s an essential tool for you to be even better equipped to treat OUD in your community.

Register and learn more about the event below:

The Opioid Use Disorder Training to Qualify to Prescribe Buprenorphine will be conducted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and includes:

  • Four hours of online training at your own pace
  • Four hours of live, interactive training featuring curriculum designed for women’s health providers in partnership with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). These training sessions will be held in St. Louis, MO from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST on specific dates (or you can attend the live training remotely by streaming it on your device). Choose the one that fits your schedule:
    • June 28, 2019
    • September 13, 2019
    • November 8, 2019
  • Continuing Medical Education Available
  • A copy of the ASAM National Practice Guideline
  • A reference guide and other clinical resources

For questions, additional details, please download the ASAM Provider Training Flyer (PDF)

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