Angel: Opioid REMS blueprint raises questions for CME community

11/15/2011

The FDA's recently released draft "blueprint" covering the basic elements in REMS educational programs for opioids is a "good foundation for what the FDA wants to accomplish," but could violate "the basic tenets of certified CME" and undermine the independence of certified CME providers, according to Jack E. Angel, Education Foundation Executive Director, Coalition for Healthcare Communication. Angel's editorial, posted yesterday on the Coalition's website, states that the Coalition "strongly supports [CME] provider independence." Read more.

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