Effective Strategies in Pain Management (13 CEU)
Online + On-Demand
This online/on-demand pain management program provides a systematic, non-pharmacological approach to pain management; ranging from opioid screening to hands-on clinical approaches in the care of the chronic pain patient.
In this online/on-demand pain management program, doctors will learn from the National Pain Strategies four domains for clinical education in pain management.
Successful chronic pain treatment includes a comprehensive, biopsychosocial understanding with an integrative care approach. Acceptable treatment guidelines will be presented for clinically appropriate and medically necessary treatment plans. Complicating factors are discussed as it relates to treatment planning for chronic pain management. Patient engagement through shared decision-making including self-care is taught as an active part and, in many cases, the most important aspect of care management.
This series will also cover the importance of assessment and measurement of pain, clinical documentation, the use of care summaries through an EHR, and interprofessional relationship building leading to collaboration around patient-centered care.
Continuing Education Credits
This course is eligible for 13 CEUs in Georgia and all states that accept PACE and distance learning. View states here. Eligible states indicated by 'Accepts PACE' listed next to it.
100,000,000+ Americans live in chronic pain.
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Nonpharmacologic therapy and nonopioid pharmacologic therapy are preferred for chronic pain.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016 Recommendations and Reports / March 18, 2016 / 65(1);1–49 Deborah Dowell, MD; Tamara M. Haegerich, PhD; Roger Chou, MD.
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An average of 46 Americans die every day from prescription opioid overdoses.
The Opioid Epidemic // Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin