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  • Term of Approval
  • Release date: July, 2011
  • Review date: September 27, 2022
  • Expiration: September 27, 2024

Program Overview

Despite the prevalence of pain among patients seeking medical attention, pain is often inadequately treated. Many physicians are uncomfortable treating pain with certain analgesics, and others do not know when or where to refer their patients. is an online examination designed to test the physicians awareness of painful disorders, and how to properly treat them. Though it’s main function is to prepare physicians for the pain boards, it can be a helpful tool to any healthcare provider seeking to understand the pathology, diagnosis and treatment or pain disorders, ranging from the most common, to the most rare. There are eleven exams, each with fifty questions. After completion of each exam, the user will receive a score, and feedback on his or her answers.

Program Overview

This activity is intended for any physician, nurse, psychologist or medical student who treats or refers patients to a pain specialist.

Learning Objectives
  • • Identifying painful disorders
  • • Basic analgesic management
  • • Proper and timely recognition and referral to a pain practitioner
  • • Understanding the role of a pain management physician

Accreditation Statement

Maimonides Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Maimonides Medical Center designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 40.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™.Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each quiz when successfully completed is worth 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™

Method of Obtaining CME Credit

Policies and Standards of the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that speakers and planners for continuing medical education activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.

The following disclosures have been made: David Rosenblum, MD has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Hardware/Software Requirements

A computer with an Internet connection.Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser.

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This program requires opening a new window for viewing. If the program does not open when you click to view, you will need to disable the popup blocker in your Internet browser.

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Portable Devices

This program has been developed to work on any portable devices.

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Contact Information

For questions about this activity please contact David Rosenblum, MD


David Rosenblum, MD, Creator

  • Director of Pain Medicine
  • Maimonides Medical Center
  • Disclosures: No relevant financial relationships to disclose


This activity is designed for healthcare professionals for educational purposes. Information and opinions offered by the faculty/presenters represent their own viewpoints. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information.

While MMC makes every effort to have accurate information presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Method of Obtaining CME Credit

CME credit/verification is offered upon successful completion of video, audio library and on line test with a minimum passing score of 50%. A certificate will be made available upon successful post-test completion. Each successfully completed post-test will be awarded 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s) ™

Certificates can be downloaded from the website

Questions or comments can be addressed to

Please allow 6-12 weeks for issuance of CME credit.