Chronic Pain & the Opioid Use Disorder

Effective Strategies for Prevention, Evaluation, and Management

Pain Management Program

Online + On-Demand


#1 Recommendation:
Nonpharmacologic therapy and nonopioid pharmacologic therapy are preferred for chronic pain.

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.
Read the full report.

An average of 46 Americans die every day from prescription opioid overdoses.

The Opioid Epidemic  //  Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin

Help those in chronic pain.

Chronic Pain & the Opioid Use Disorder
Effective Strategies for Prevention, Evaluation, and Management


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.

Chiropractors will learn an evidence-based approach using present day neurophysiological principles for pain management including: manipulative techniques, therapeutic exercise activities, the use of acupuncture (needle and non-needle techniques), electrotherapy, laser, pulsed electromagnetic field therapy, and manual soft tissue methods.

Attendees will learn from new research studies, with an emphasis on the treatment of chronic pain including important information on four pillars of lifestyle management and their relation to chronic pain.

Upon successful completion of the program, doctors are eligible to join the Pain Management Network.

Continuing Education Credits available for purchase upon successful completion of this course. $180 (18 hrs)
CE Available in PACE Approved States

100,000,000+ Americans live in chronic pain. 

Download these free tips for patients on managing & relieving chronic pain.

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 course will also cover the importance of clinical documentation, the use of care summaries through an EHR, and interprofessional relationship building leading to collaboration around patient-centered care. Attendees will have the opportunity to present and learn from colleague-generated clinical pearls in a collaborative learning classroom.

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Live webinars & seminars across the country.

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Join the Pain Management Network

Join a network of doctors trained in effective strategies for prevention, evaluation, and management of chronic pain and the opioid use disorder.

Upon successful completion of the online Pain Management Program, doctors are eligible to join the Pain Management Network.  

Doctors in the Pain Management Network are equipped to effectively serve those in pain in their communities and around the nation with a nonpharmacologic and nonopioid pharmacologic treatment for chronic pain.

Expertise you can Trust

This course was developed and is taught by the following panel of instructors.

Dr. Scott D. Munsterman, DC FICC CPCO

Dr. Timothy S. Wakefield, BS DC DACBSP CSCS CCST CPCO

Dr. Scott D. Bautch, DC DACBOH CCST CCSP