Controlled Substance Risk Mitigation Education Module: 'Interviewing the Patient: Strategies to Identify Substance use Disorders, including Opioid Misuse & Abuse' with Dr. Schatman (SELF-STUDY ONLINE)

This event is a Self-Study CE module. 


Originally presented during the Tufts Interprofessional Pain and Headache Rounds on 5/13/20 and was associated with a research study until 4/30/21.


Program Director and Speaker

Program Director

RONALD R. KULICH, Ph.D., Professor, Craniofacial Pain, Headache, and Sleep Center, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Lecturer, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Module Speaker

MICHEAL E. SCHATMAN, PhD, DAAPM, Editor and Chief Journal of Pain Research, Director of Research and Network Development, Boston Pain Care Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine

Learning Objectives
  • Be able to identify a patient-centered rationale for asking sensitive subject matter (CSRM-1A)
  • Be able to identify a standardized, evidence-based risk assessment strategy for assessing substance use risk (CSRM-1B)
  • Be able to list risk factors for substance misuse or abuse
  • Recognize the importance of communication with other providers and documentation of patient risk factors

CE Credits

Self Study: Credit Hours - 0.75



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Supported by


  • Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation
  • RIZE Massachusetts Foundation, Inc.



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