The Maine Prescription Monitoring Program: Using the PMP to Improve Patient Care Training

From this brief, self-directed online course, you will gain a better understanding of how to access and use the Maine Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).

From this brief, self-directed online course, you will gain a better understanding of how to access and use the Maine Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).


How it Works

After watching a video presentation by former PMP Project Coordinator John Lipovsky, you will be required to take a short quiz. Upon receiving a grade of 80% or higher, you will be directed to a course evaluation. Once you have completed the evaluation, you will be able to download a .pdf certificate to get your course credit.

Outline

  • Video Presentation
  • Exit quiz requiring a score of at least 80% to earn contact hours
  • Evaluation of the training

Target Audience

This course is intended for nurses, prescribers, and other healthcare providers who are interested in incorporating the PMP into patient care and treatment. It is also available to others, including alcohol and drug counselors, who have a general interest about the PMP.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) works
  • Name the goals of the PMP
  • Identify the types of reports that are generated by the PMP
  • Describe the use and efficiency of the PMP
  • Describe the accomplishments and next steps for the PMP

Contact Hours

Certificates will be issued upon completion of an online course evaluation.
No partial credit will be given.

  • 3 contact hour for nurses.
    CCSME Provider Unit is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by ANCC, NE-MSD or CCSME Provider Unit.
  • 3 Category I contact hour for Psychologists are provided.
    CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
  • 1 contact hour for CHES.
    CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
  • Certificate of completion for 1 contact hour for Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, and other Professionals.

About the Presenter

Mr. Lipovsky has completed a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management with a dual track of study in Financial Management and Policy Analysis. He has also completed graduate certificates in Applied Research & Evaluation Methods and Performance Measurement from the Muskie School of Public Service in Southern Maine. His professional background is mainly in grant administration, accounting and finance.


Important Info

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