Dive deep into the intricacies of the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)

Discover how the PMP operates, learn effective advocacy strategies for driving meaningful changes, and understand potential pitfalls that could be used against you. Gain invaluable insights on leveraging the PMP to safeguard both your patients and yourself, ensuring the highest standards of care. Explore the nuances of other state systems and uncover key differences. Most importantly, this event gives you the platform to voice your opinions and tell us how you envision the PMP evolving to better serve your needs. 

Thursday, May 9, 2024 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CST

Presented by Mitch Engle, MD, PhD

This event is complimentary to TPS Members. 
Please log in to your TPS account to register.
Non members receive $65 registration.
Register Here

Must be present to receive CME, logged in no later than 15 minutes after the start, and stay through the entirety. 


The Texas Pain Society is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This course has been designated by the Texas Pain Society for 1.0 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.


  1. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and its relevance to healthcare practitioners.

  2. Identify potential challenges and risks associated with the PMP and explore strategies to advocate for necessary changes.

  3. Learn practical approaches to utilize the PMP to ensure patient safety, mitigate risks, and protect healthcare professionals.

Target Audience

Texas physicians, advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Disclosures to the Learner:

1. Notice of requirements for successful completion of continuing education activity:

  • Register for the course
  • Attend the live presentation in its entirety- Must be logged on with name visible no later than 15 minutes after the start of the program and must remain in the course to its entirety. 
  • Complete the Evaluation

2. The Texas Pain Society's live course has received no commercial support. 

3. Disclosure of financial relationships:

Mitchell Engle MD, PhD, Faculty, Board, Planner, Moderator-  Consulting on data analysis for Nalu medical; Research funding for clinical trials from Nalu medical, Nevro, Boston Scientific, Sprint SPR Therapeutics, Saol Therapeutics, Patch Rx.  

All other planners, faculty, committee, board, and moderators for this educational activity have NO relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

4. Non-endorsement Statement:

Accredited status does not imply endorsement of any commercial products or services by the Texas Pain Society or the Texas Medical Association.

5. Off-Label Use:

There is no discussion of off-label use in this presentation.