Tennessee Opiate Training

Vanderbilt CME has made available seven online modules that meet the State’s prescribing requirement, each with a different focus on prescribing controlled substances:

Module 1: The Controlled Prescription Drug Epidemic, Physician Mis-prescribing and the Roles of the DEA and Medical Board

Module 2: Federal and State Guidelines for Proper Prescribing Practices

Module 3: Best Clinical Practices for Proper Prescribing of CPD

Module 4: Overview of Pain and TN Chronic Pain Guidelines

Module 5: Understanding Substance Abuse

Module 6: SBIRT, Screening Tools and Motivational Interviewing

Module 7: Tennessee CPD Laws, Regulations & Guidelines

Modules vary in length from 30 to 75 minutes allowing you to customize content to meet your needs. A minimum of three modules will be required to meet the State’s requirement for two hours of prescribing CME.

To access the modules,

  • Log into cme.mc.vanderbilt.edu
  • In the blue bar at the top if the page, highlight “Educational Activities” then click “Online Education”
  • In the search box type “Proper”
  • Click on title of the module

Credit will become immediately available after you complete each module.  There is no charge to participate. You must create a profile in the system prior to participating.