Pain Management 2014

Submitted on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:09

The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is pleased to announce that its Pain Management Self-Assessment Module (SAM) has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure for 3.5 hours of CME toward the HB 1 requirement.  The Pain Management SAM consists of the 60-question Knowledge Assessment and the Clinical Simulation (ClinSim). ABFM Diplomates can access the Pain Management SAM by logging in to his/her Physician Portfolio, selecting Track Your Progress and then selecting Access Modules.  It will also soon be available through the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure’s site, http://kbml.ky.gov/Pages/C.aspx.

The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is the second-largest medical specialty board in the United States.  Founded in 1969, it is a voluntary, not-for-profit, private organization whose objective is to encourage excellence in medical care.  The ABFM believes that its certified family physicians have successfully demonstrated their ability and have proven their commitment to the public, the specialty of Family Medicine and the profession.

Through its certification and recertification processes, the ABFM seeks to provide patients the assurance that its certified family physicians have completed the necessary training/experience to provide quality care to the individual and the family and that this commitment to excellence is maintained throughout the physician’s years of practice.