Pain Management

Pain Management Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Specialists, Sub-Specialists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 8 (PAIN8) Topics Include:  Administration of Medications for Pain and Anxiety, Headaches that Raise Concern, Treatment for Fibromyalgia, PMR, Calculate Doses for Rescue Painand more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
PAIN8
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
PAIN8A, PAIN8B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Headaches in Children

Distinguish among different classes of headache observed in pediatric and adolescent populations; Conduct an appropriate diagnostic assessment of children and adolescents presenting with headache; Explain the pathophysiology of concussion and posttraumatic headache; Follow current recommendations about return to physical activity after concussion; Identify risk factors for postconcussion syndrome.

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Pain Management

Summarize the various routes of administration of medications for pain and anxiety; Identify the risks and benefits of various analgesic and anxiolytic medications; Describe the most likely etiologies of back pain in children; Perform the appropriate physical examination and order the appropriate imaging tests for a suspected back disorder; Evaluate findings that are concerning for a serious disorder in a child with back pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Acute and Chronic Pain Management Dilemmas in Anesthesia

Describe changes that occur in the pathways and physiology of pain secondary to aging; Assess pain levels in patients with dementia using Abbey Pain Scale and other tools; Recommend nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches for the management of chronic pain in older adults; Optimize nonpharmacologic and nonopioid
pharmacologic treatment for pain management in appropriate cases; Recognize the indications for opiate use and monitor the benefits and side effects of use.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men

Contrast clinical presentations of CPPS in men and women; Recognize the association between CPPS and other syndromes; Plan an effective diagnostic approach for men with CPPS; Formulate management strategies for patients with CPPS based on phenotype and utilization of multi-disciplinary modalities; Assess the efficacy of physical therapy for men with CPPS.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Migraine Update

Recognize characteristics of headache that raise concern; Define migraine prodrome and migraine aura; List agents associated with medication overuse headache; Choose evidence-based interventions for treatment or prevention of migraine; Select migraine therapy based on side effects and clinical findings.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Chronic Pain

Recognize risk factors that increase an individual's susceptibility to chronic pain; Explain theoretical models of pain; Recommend early therapeutic interventions to prevent or decrease development of chronic pain; Differentiate PMR from other rheumatologic conditions; Appropriately prescribe and taper corticosteroids for treatment of PMR.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Case-Based Reviews of Concussion and Back Pain

Evaluate and treat acute and subacute headache in patients with concussion; Regulate return to play or work after concussion and educate patients and families on current guidelines; Include orthostatic vital signs and vestibulo-ocular dysfunction in the workup and treatment of concussion; Use care paths and best evidence for treatment of acute and chronic low back pain; Identify and treat psychosocial factors and dysfunctional pain perception in acute and chronic back pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

An Overview of Fibromyalgia

Explain the etiology and pathophysiology of fibromyalgia; Use biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid to help make a diagnosis of fibromyalgia; Manage a nonpharmacologic treatment program for a patient with fibromyalgia; Select appropriate medications for a patient with fibromyalgia; Distinguish between fibromyalgia and myofascial pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain/Opioids

Apply current diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia; Outline the pathogenesis of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes; Individualize treatment for fibromyalgia and myofascial pain; Differentiate among the receptor-mediated effects of various opioids; Contrast the clinical characteristics of different opioids used in the perioperative setting.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Pain in Special Populations

Differentiate among the various types of bariatric surgical procedures that may be encountered in patients presenting to the emergency department; Determine the cause of clinical abnormalities occurring in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery; Recognize causes of nociceptive and neuropathic pain; Calculate doses for rescue pain medication; Effectively interpret diagnostic studies in patients with renal disease presenting with chest pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Pain Management

Summarize the various routes of administration of medications for pain and anxiety; Identify the risks and benefits of various analgesic and anxiolytic medications; Describe the most likely etiologies of back pain in children; Perform the appropriate physical examination and order the appropriate imaging tests for a suspected back disorder; Evaluate findings that are concerning for a serious disorder in a child with back pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men

Contrast clinical presentations of CPPS in men and women; Recognize the association between CPPS and other syndromes; Plan an effective diagnostic approach for men with CPPS; Formulate management strategies for patients with CPPS based on phenotype and utilization of multi-disciplinary modalities; Assess the efficacy of physical therapy for men with CPPS.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Migraine Update

Recognize characteristics of headache that raise concern; Define migraine prodrome and migraine aura; List agents associated with medication overuse headache; Choose evidence-based interventions for treatment or prevention of migraine; Select migraine therapy based on side effects and clinical findings.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Case-Based Reviews of Concussion and Back Pain

Evaluate and treat acute and subacute headache in patients with concussion; Regulate return to play or work after concussion and educate patients and families on current guidelines; Include orthostatic vital signs and vestibulo-ocular dysfunction in the workup and treatment of concussion; Use care paths and best evidence for treatment of acute and chronic low back pain; Identify and treat psychosocial factors and dysfunctional pain perception in acute and chronic back pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain/Opioids

Apply current diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia; Outline the pathogenesis of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes; Individualize treatment for fibromyalgia and myofascial pain; Differentiate among the receptor-mediated effects of various opioids; Contrast the clinical characteristics of different opioids used in the perioperative setting.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Headaches in Children

Distinguish among different classes of headache observed in pediatric and adolescent populations; Conduct an appropriate diagnostic assessment of children and adolescents presenting with headache; Explain the pathophysiology of concussion and posttraumatic headache; Follow current recommendations about return to physical activity after concussion; Identify risk factors for postconcussion syndrome.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Acute and Chronic Pain Management Dilemmas in Anesthesia

Describe changes that occur in the pathways and physiology of pain secondary to aging; Assess pain levels in patients with dementia using Abbey Pain Scale and other tools; Recommend nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches for the management of chronic pain in older adults; Optimize nonpharmacologic and nonopioid
pharmacologic treatment for pain management in appropriate cases; Recognize the indications for opiate use and monitor the benefits and side effects of use.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Chronic Pain

Recognize risk factors that increase an individual's susceptibility to chronic pain; Explain theoretical models of pain; Recommend early therapeutic interventions to prevent or decrease development of chronic pain; Differentiate PMR from other rheumatologic conditions; Appropriately prescribe and taper corticosteroids for treatment of PMR.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

An Overview of Fibromyalgia

Explain the etiology and pathophysiology of fibromyalgia; Use biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid to help make a diagnosis of fibromyalgia; Manage a nonpharmacologic treatment program for a patient with fibromyalgia; Select appropriate medications for a patient with fibromyalgia; Distinguish between fibromyalgia and myofascial pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Pain in Special Populations

Differentiate among the various types of bariatric surgical procedures that may be encountered in patients presenting to the emergency department; Determine the cause of clinical abnormalities occurring in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery; Recognize causes of nociceptive and neuropathic pain; Calculate doses for rescue pain medication; Effectively interpret diagnostic studies in patients with renal disease presenting with chest pain.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Family PracticeInternal Medicine, Critical Care, Trauma, Headache Review and Neurology

If you have taken the current Pain Management CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Pain Management plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.