Chronic Pain – Therapies, Treatment, and Management Options

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Course Description

Chronic pain afflicts millions of Americans, results from a variety of causes, and contributes to missed work as well as increased financial burden. This course will review common causes of chronic pain, diagnosis and imaging, as well as pharmacologic management and non-pharmacologic treatment options. Professionals will also learn the interprofessional roles in the team-based management of chronic pain. The intersection of chronic pain and diversity, equity and special populations will be explored.

Intended Audience

  • Physicians 
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Nurses 
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses 
  • Pharmacists 
  • Psychologists 
  • Social Workers
  • Other Allied Health

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, healthcare providers will be able to:  

  • Describe the diagnosis of multifactorial chronic pain syndrome 
  • Summarize comprehensive chronic pain management in a compassionate manner 
  • Articulate up to date best practice treatments for chronic pain patients, including pharmacological and non pharmacological options 
  • Explain various theories and models of chronic pain and how to apply them to clinical practice 
  • Describe the role of the interprofessional pain management team 
Details
Credit/Contact Hours
3.25
Pharmacotherapy Hours
0.5
Faculty
  • Mary Ellen Biggerstaff, DNP, MPH, FNP
    Assistant Professor, Frontier Nursing University
Language
  • English
Release Date
March 1, 2023
Expiration Date
March 1, 2026
Instructional Methods
  • Assessment Review with Rationale
  • Case Studies
  • Video Clips
  • Video Narration
Assessment
  • Autograded and Quiz Retakes Allowed
  • Daily CE Broker Reporting for Registered Boards
  • Graded Lesson Mini Quizzes
  • Passing 80%+
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