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Integrative Pain Management: Sociological & Clinical Perspectives

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10am PT | 11am MT | 12pm CT | 1pm ET
1 Hour


In this presentation, the national crisis of opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose is discussed from a historical and sociological perspective. Evidenced-based integrative and non-pharmacological approaches to pain management are presented. Clinical, practice-based interventions are described in the context of contemporary medical models. Concluding recommendations are provided for advancing research and practice of integrative pain management.

Speaker: Sophie Nathenson, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology & Population Health

Credits: 1.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: ABVE, CCMC, CDMS, CLCP-MSCC, CRC-CVE (Pending Approval)
  • CE approval codes valid through April 2025.

learning objectives

  1. Name three societal drivers of the opioid crisis.
  2. Identify four evidenced-based approaches to pain management.
  3. Explain a barrier to implementing non-pharmacological approaches, and a potential solution.