Chronic Pain Module 1: Foundations of Pain Treatment
Available through Feb 1, 2024 Open Allied Health Medicine Mental Health Nursing
This module will include information about chronic pain that will help participants build understanding of the physical and emotional impact of pain. People who attend will develop awareness of what chronic pain is, and the role of central sensitization in maintaining ongoing discomfort. We will discuss the psychological component of pain and the link between pain and trauma. Participants will build tools to support people in special populations as they work through their pain. Learners will deepen their knowledge of opioids and the research evidence about their appropriate use and risks. We will also discuss an evidence-based approach to using medication to treat opioid use disorder.
Approximate time to complete the course: Two Hours
Learner content includes: PowerPoint, Optional Reading Resources and Posttest
Participants will have 45 days from the date of their registration to complete this course. After that date, course materials will no longer be accessible.
MAHEC engages in evaluation activities to better understand the impact of our programs. By registering for this course, you agree that we may use your personal information in evaluative research regarding this program. Any reports published will be de-identified and reported in aggregate format.
Behavioral health and substance abuse professionals including psychologists, social workers, licensed clinical mental health counselors, substance abuse counselors, marriage and family therapists, peer support specialists, physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, occupational therapists & assistants, physical therapists & assistants, and others interested in this topic
- Exhibit an understanding of chronic pain and central sensitization
- Describe the role of psychology in maintaining chronic pain
- Express knowledge of appropriate opioid use and risks
- List the benefits of using medication to treat opioid use disorder
- Martha H. Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC
Chronic Pain Module 1: Foundations of Pain Treatment
2/1 11:55 PM–11:55 PM
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