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Essentials of Pain - CME

Essential Tools for Treating the Patient in Pain™ is designed for clinicians and all healthcare practitioners interested in obtaining an overview of the fundamentals of pain medicine in addition to identifying best practices and practical approaches to the treatment of common pain disorders. These on-demand education modules address the unmet education needs of all clinicians treating people with pain, through clinically-focused, case-based lectures that are designed to advance patient outcomes by improving the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with various acute and chronic pain disorders, including cancer and end-of-life conditions.


Modules 1-16:
The Brain in Pain Cervical and Lumbar Spine Pain:
Assessment and Physical Exam

Guide to Aberrant Drug Behavior
Shoulder and Hip Pain:
Assessment and Physical Exam

Pain and the Law
Complications in Pain Medicine:
From Medications to Injections

Strategies for Managing the Patient
with Addiction and Pain
Myofascial Pain Syndromes

Headache: Evaluation, Examination
and Treatment
Cancer Pain and Palliative Care
 
Facial Pain: Pharmacological and
Injection Therapies

 


Please review the following information:
Release Date: June 6, 2014 Valid through: June 6, 2016
Re-reviewed: June 6, 2016
Expiration date: June 6, 2019
Format: Didactic, PowerPoint  

Instructions for Course Participants
Internet CME Policy

Target Audience/Program Overview:    
Essential Tools for Treating the Patient in Pain™ is designed for clinicians and all healthcare practitioners interested in obtaining an overview of the fundamentals of pain medicine in addition to identifying best practices and practical approaches to the treatment of common pain disorders.  These on-demand education modules address the unmet education needs of all clinicians treating people with pain, through clinically-focused, case-based lectures that are designed to advance patient outcomes by improving the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with various acute and chronic pain disorders, including cancer and end-of-life conditions.

Expert Educational Design
This education initiative was planned and facilitated by leaders from the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM).  AAPM is the leading medical association representing physicians committed to advancing the emerging science and practice of pain medicine. This comprehensive pain medicine curriculum is designed to improve access to quality, evidenced- based multidisciplinary pain care across the healthcare continuum.

The AAPM On-Demand Pain Education Portal featuring the CME Essential Tools for Treating the Patient in Pain™ is made possible by educational grants to the American Academy of Pain Medicine Foundation from Depomed, Inc. and Quest Diagnostics Incorporated.
Educational Objectives for Essential Tools program are as follows:  
  • Evaluate patients in pain with a focus on anatomy, physiology, psychiatry, and pathology.
  • Discuss the neurophysiology of pain transmission.
  • Assess, appraise, and interpret medically unexplained physical symptoms in order to develop an appropriate treatment plan.
  • Describe pharmacological, interventional, rehabilitation, and advanced techniques for the treatment of chronic pain.
  • Implement evidence-based protocols for appropriate opioid-prescribing practices.
  • Articulate the distinction between drug misuse, dependence, and addiction, and identify the clinical signs of chronic nonmalignant pain.
  • Assess and manage complications in pain medicine related to opioids, NSAIDs, acetyl-para-aminophenol (APAP), and injection-based therapies.
  • Advance the knowledge surrounding the legal issues surrounding pain management.
  • Identify the various screening tools and patient communication techniques available to physicians who encounter high-risk patients.
  • Improve quality of and access to pain care to meet the needs and demands of the escalating pain populations.
Provider:
Presented by the American Academy of Pain Medicine

Accreditation:
The American Academy of Pain Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The American Academy of Pain Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ as noted below.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The Brain in Pain   .75
Guide to Aberrant Drug Behavior

.50
Pain and the Law
.50
Strategies for Managing the Patient with Addiction and Pain   .75
Headache: Evaluation, Examination and Treatment   .75
Facial Pain: Pharmacological and Injection Therapies   .50
Cervical and Lumbar Spine Pain: Assessment and Physical Exam
.75
Shoulder and Hip Pain: Assessment and Physical Exam   .50
Complications in Pain Medicine: From Medications to Injections   .75
Myofascial Pain Syndromes   .50
Cancer Pain and Palliative Care   .75
      

 




 



Disclaimer:
The material presented in this activity represents the opinion of the authors/faculty and not necessarily the view of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Faculty/Planner Disclosures & Policy
Disclosure Policy Statement

It is the policy of AAPM to plan and implement educational activities in accordance with ACCME’s Essential Areas and Elements to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. As an ACCME accredited provider, AAPM is eligible to receive commercial support from commercial interests but does not receive guidance, either nuanced or direct, on the content of the activity or on who should deliver the content. All program faculty and planners are required to disclose all financial relationships they may have or have had within the last 12 months with commercial interests whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the presentation. All confirmed faculty disclosure information will be made available to participants prior to the activity. Faculty will also be expected to disclose this information to the audience both verbally and in print (slide presentation) at the beginning of each presentation. Faculty members are also required to inform program participants if any unlabeled uses of products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be discussed.
Disclosure information appears below:
Planners:    
Farshad M. Ahadian, MD
Medical Director, Center for Pain Medicine
University of California–San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Boston Scientific (research support); SI Bone (research support) Vitaly Gordin, MD
Director of Pain Division
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
No relevant financial relationships
  Gagan Mahajan, MD
Medical Director, Division of Pain Medicine
University of California,
Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA
No relevant financial relationships

Faculty:  
Zahid H. Bajwa, MD
Director, Boston Headache Institute
Boston Pain Care Center
Waltham, MA
No relevant financial relationships

David J. Copenhaver, MD MPH

Director of Cancer Pain
University of California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA
No relevant financial relationships

Edward C. Covington, MD

Director, Neurological Center for Pain
Neurological Institute
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH
No relevant financial relationships

Jaesu Han, MD

Associate Training Director
Family Medicine/Psychiatry Residency
Program
University of California–Davis
Sacramento, CA
No relevant financial relationships

Sean Mackey, MD PhD

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
No relevant financial relationships

Edward Michna, MD JD RPh

Director, Pain Trials Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Chestnut Hill, MA
Insys (consultant); Neurogesic
(consultant); Salix Pharmaceuticals (consultant); Sucampo (consultant)

Michael H. Moskowitz, MD MPH

Partner, Bay Area Pain Medical Associates
Sausalito, CA
Neuroplastic Partners, Inc.
Michael H. Moskowitz, MD MPH; Marla Golden, DO, Co-Directors
Gregory Polston, MD FIPP
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesia
University of California–San Diego
La Jolla, CA
No relevant financial relationships

Steven P. Stanos, Jr., DO

Medical Director
Center for Pain Management
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Ortho-McNeil-Janssen (honorarium/consultant)
Pfizer Inc. (honorarium/consultant)
Endo Pharmaceuticals (honorarium/consultant)
myMatrixx (honorarium/consultant)
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals(consultant)


Jeffrey M. Tiede, MD MAJ MC USA Chief

Interdisciplinary Pain Management Center
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Ft. Gordon, GA
Nevro Inc. (stock options/consulting fees– consultant/advisory committee)

Lynn R. Webster, MD

Medical Director
CRILifetree
Salt Lake City, UT
Covidien/Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (speaker/consultant);
Iroko (advisory board);
Medtronic (speaker/consultant);
Nektar Therapeutics (speaker/consultant);
Pfizer Inc.(speaker/consultant);
Salix Pharmaceuticals(speaker/consultant)

Faculty Disclosure Disclaimer-
Please note: The faculty disclosure information stated above were relevant financial relationships based upon 12 month reporting period prior to the live education activity date of April 10 & 11, 2013


PROCEED TO MODULES



Modules: 17- 20:
Treating Acute Pain in the Patient with Chronic Pain Abdominal and Pelvic Pain
Pain Management in Older Adults: How Should It Differ? Smoking and Chronic Pain


Please review the following information:
Release Date: July 24, 2014 Valid through: July 24, 2017
Format: Didactic, PowerPoint  

Instructions for Course Participants
Internet CME Policy

Target Audience/Program Overview:    
Essential Tools for Treating the Patient in Pain™ is designed for clinicians and all healthcare practitioners interested in obtaining an overview of the fundamentals of pain medicine in addition to identifying best practices and practical approaches to the treatment of common pain disorders. These on-demand education modules address the unmet education needs of all clinicians treating people with pain, through clinically-focused, case-based lectures that are designed to advance patient outcomes by improving the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with various acute and chronic pain disorders, including cancer and end-of-life conditions.

Expert Educational Design    

This education initiative was planned and facilitated by leaders from the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). AAPM is the leading medical association representing physicians committed to advancing the emerging science and practice of pain medicine. This comprehensive pain medicine curriculum is designed to improve access to quality, evidenced- based multidisciplinary pain care across the healthcare continuum.

The AAPM On-Demand Pain Education Portal featuring the CME Essential Tools for Treating the Patient in Pain™ was made possible by educational grants to the American Academy of Pain Medicine Foundation from Depomed, Inc. and Quest Diagnostics.

Educational Objectives for Essential Tools program are as follows:  
  • Evaluate patients in pain with a focus on anatomy, physiology, psychiatry, and pathology.
  • Discuss the neurophysiology of pain transmission.
  • Assess, appraise, and interpret medically unexplained physical symptoms in order to develop an appropriate treatment plan.
  • Describe pharmacological, interventional, rehabilitation, and advanced techniques for the treatment of chronic pain.
  • Implement evidence-based protocols for appropriate opioid-prescribing practices.
  • Articulate the distinction between drug misuse, dependence, and addiction, and identify the clinical signs of chronic nonmalignant pain.
  • Assess and manage complications in pain medicine related to opioids, NSAIDs, acetyl-para-aminophenol (APAP), and injection-based therapies.
  • Advance the knowledge surrounding the legal issues surrounding pain management.
  • Identify the various screening tools and patient communication techniques available to physicians who encounter high-risk patients.
  • Improve quality of and access to pain care to meet the needs and demands of the escalating pain populations.
Provider:
Presented by the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
  
Accreditation:
The American Academy of Pain Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The American Academy of Pain Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ as noted below.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Treating Acute Pain in the Patient with Chronic Pain   .75
Pain Management in Older Adults: How Should It Differ?   .50
Abdominal and Pelvic Pain   .50
Smoking and Chronic Pain   .50
Disclaimer:
The material presented in this activity represents the opinion of the authors/faculty and not necessarily the view of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Faculty/Planner Disclosures & Policy

It is the policy of AAPM to plan and implement educational activities in accordance with ACCME’s Essential Areas and Elements to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. As an ACCME accredited provider, AAPM is eligible to receive commercial support from commercial interests but does not receive guidance, either nuanced or direct, on the content of the activity or on who should deliver the content. All program faculty and planners are required to disclose all financial relationships they may have or have had within the last 12 months with commercial interests whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest are resolved prior to the presentation. All confirmed faculty disclosure information will be made available to participants prior to the activity. Faculty will also be expected to disclose this information to the audience both verbally and in print (slide presentation) at the beginning of each presentation. Faculty members are also required to inform program participants if any unlabeled uses of products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be discussed. Disclosure information appears below:
Planners:    
Farshad M. Ahadian, MD
Medical Director, Center for Pain Medicine
University of California–San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Boston Scientific (research support-principal investigator); Pfizer Inc. (research support- principal investigator); SI-Bone (research support- principal investigator)

Vitaly Gordin, MD
Director of Pain Division
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
No relevant financial relationships
  Gagan Mahajan, MD
Medical Director, Division of Pain Medicine
University of California,
Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA
No relevant financial relationships

Faculty:  
Daniel B. Carr, MD
Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships
No discussion of off-label use


Debra K. Weiner, MD

Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh
Staff Physician, VA Pittsburgh Geriatric Research, Education & Clinical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
No relevant financial relationships
No discussion of off-label drug or
product use

R. Carter W. Jones III, MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
University of California - San Diego
La Jolla, CA
No relevant financial relationships
Discussion of off-label use of medications and medical devices


W. Michael Hooten, MD

Director
Transitional Research Unit for Chronic and Acute Pain
Pain Rehabilitation Center
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
No relevant financial relationships
No discussion of off-label drug or
product use

PROCEED TO MODULES