Pharma-Free CME

From the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, these modules cover a wide range of topics including opioid treatment for chronic non cancer pain, obesity prevention, and webcasts of various Grand Rounds. Click here for the CDC Train Course Catalog. See the "Credit Type" tab on the left to select the type of CE that fits your needs.


The DC Center for Rational Prescribing is a joint project of the DC Department of Health, the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and PharmedOut. Together, we are creating pharma-free Continuing Medical Education (CME) that are available free for DC health care professionals and at minimal cost for health care professionals outside of DC.

Our CME modules:

Counseling Patients About Family Planning

Naloxone in District of Columbia

Non-Opioid and Alternative Approaches to Pain

Medical Cannabis for Pain

Tight Control in Type 2 Diabetes: More Harm than Good?

Industry Influence on the Practice of Medicine

Taking a Sexual History to Reduce HIV Risk

What You Need to Know about PrEP

Myths and Facts about Opioids

Getting Patients Off of Opioids

Rational Prescribing for Older Adults

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