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Chronic Pain Disorders & Treatments

Describes some of the effects of chronic pain on the brain. Lists the major chronic pain disorders and their treatments. Explains the differences between migraine and tension headaches. Identifies the major sources of back pain and their effective treatments. Describes the differences between trigger points and tender points. Lists methods and techniques of lowering the risk of chronic pain disorders. Discusses the concept of multidisciplinary pain management. Describes the applications of non-pharmacologic pain treatments like cognitive-behavioral therapy, biofeedback, and meditation.
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Hour 1

  1.    About Chronic Pain
  2.    A Brief History of Pain
  3.    Women and Chronic Pain Conditions

 

Hour 2

  1.    Chronic Pain Conditions That Predominantly Affect Women
  2.    Other Chronic Pain Conditions that Affect Men and Women

 

Hour 3

  1.    Management of Chronic Pain
  2.    Tolerance, Dependence, and Addiction Issues in Chronic Pain Management
  3.    Conclusion

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe some of the effects of chronic pain on the brain.
  2. List the major chronic pain disorders and their treatments.
  3. Explain the differences between migraine and tension headaches.
  4. Identify the major sources of back pain and their effective treatments.
  5. Describe the differences between trigger points and tender points.
  6. List methods and techniques of lowering the risk of chronic pain disorders.
  7. Discuss the concept of multidisciplinary pain management.
  8. Describe the applications of non-pharmacologic pain treatments like cognitive-behavioral therapy, biofeedback, and meditation.
Products specifications
Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
Accreditation Chronic Pain Disorders & Treatments accreditation
# of Pages 51
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