Earn up to 7.5
AMA PRA Category 1 credits™
Pain Management: Evidence-based Approach to Treating Acute & Chronic Pain Course Description
The program will present an accepted systematic approach to the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of
“Spinal Pain”, including low pain. When patients develop and report chronic
pain, the management and treatment should take into consideration regulatory and
professional standards. Addressing current approaches to managing chronic pain
is benefited by an understanding of the epidemiology of chronic pain. There
needs to be an effective approach to managing acute and chronic pain,
especially with respect to an injured worker and returning them back to full
capacity employment. Outcomes measures of a pain management program assure and
maintain success with returning an injured worker to full time employment.
Traditional pain management approaches have limitations that can be overcome
through alternative approaches in managing pain on an acute and chronic
By the end of this workshop, participants should be better able to:
- Discuss a systematic approach to pain evaluation.
- Develop an evidence-based approach to pain management.
- Identify and implement the most effective pain management interventions.
- Consider various risk management issues regarding pain management.
- Discuss pain management intervention directed at improving return to work (RTW).
- Implement performance improvement processes for achieving measurable outcomes in returning the injured back to work.
- Consider evidence-based alternative pain interventions.
This live activity,
Pain Management: Evidence-based Approach to Treating Acute and Chronic Pain, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.5 Prescribed Credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5
AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
2015 Course Accreditation
for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Determination of credit is pending.
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