This activity is designed to change: Competence, Performance. 2 hr(s)
After completing this activity participants will be able to:
- Assess patient pain comprehensively using a systematic approach
- Categorize the type of pain involved (i.e., acute vs. chronic, nociceptive vs. neurogenic) so as to create a working diagnosis for each patient
- Safely and effectively initiate a patient’s pain treatment using pharmacological and/or non-pharmacological methods, using first-line therapies if possible
- Use a patient-centered approach in evaluating patients with pain and in explaining treatment options
- Collaborate with other healthcare providers in a multidisciplinary approach to evaluating and treating patients with chronic pain
Modules in this Training Activity
Audience and Accreditation
A letter of completion for up to 2 hour(s) is available.
A score of 70% on the post-test is required to complete the activity.
Initial development of this activity was supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (#1R44DA027245-01).
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