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Chasing Dope: A Dance with the Devil

Total Credits: .75 including .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Addiction Medicine |  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Chronic Pain |  Family Medicine |  Meets DEA Requirements |  Opioid Use Disorder |  Pain Management |  Primary Care |  Substance Abuse
Robert N. Cooley, DO
45 Minutes
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***  Meets DEA Requirements  ***

*** Please note this program will also be found as part of the 3.25-Credit program Pain & Pain Management. If you have already completed Pain & Pain Management, you will not want to choose this program. If you want to learn more about Pain & Pain Management, choose “Media Types” above and select “Classroom.” ***

The presentation will discuss salient features of Opioid Use Disorder, including prevalence, emerging dangers, and predisposing factors. It includes a report on the proliferation of synthetic opioids and their association with chronic pain management. In doing so, the presentation will highlight the many points of intersection with a medical practice that can enable prevention, early intervention, risk mitigation, and treatment.

This presentation will shine a light on the many faces and disguises of Opioid Use Disorder. Thus, highlighting the various points of intersection with medical practice. This talk is pertinent for all medical professionals who provide patient care on a regular basis.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn the significance of Reward Deficiency Syndrome
  • To understand the need for early identification and prevention
  • To mitigate risks associated with treatment for chronic pain
  • To understand the threat of synthetic opioids
  • To understand the need for Integrated Behavioral Medicine

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Robert N. Cooley, DO's Profile

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Assistant Professor of Primary Care

Kansas City University - COM

Dr. Cooley received his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at Washburn University, his Doctor of Osteopathy from Kansas City University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and he is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Cooley has served as Program Director for the Addiction Related Services at the Menninger Clinic, Child Psychiatrist for the Wyandot Behavioral Health Center, Medical Director of the Opioid Dependency Treatment Program for the Samuel U Rodgers Health Center, and the supervising physician for the Pain Management Services for the Health Partnership Clinic. He is currently serving as Assistant Professor of Primary Care here at KCU and is the Consulting Psychiatrist for the Kansas University Counseling and Education Support Services.

Robert Cooley, DO, discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Cooley can be reached at



Overall:      4.8

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