The Puzzle of Pain: Empowering Your Patient to Put the Pieces Together

Physical therapists face the daunting challenge to address the complex and diverse factors that give rise to chronic pain in a climate of increasing pressure to improve outcomes with less cost. This course helps you meet this challenge by providing you with a current knowledge base of the neurophysiology of chronic pain, the role of stress in amplifying pain, the impact of mindful awareness and cognitive restructuring on pain and function and evidence-based skills to empower patients to take an active role in the self-management of their pain condition.

Course Code:

LMS-603

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

17S5568

cert_OH hours

1.75

cert_OK category

B

cert_OK hours

2

cert_PA DA hours

0

cert_PA Ethics hours

0

cert_PA Gen hours

2

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

To successfully complete this course, you must open and review all lessons and resources in the course. Once you have progressed through the course lessons and resources, you must take an assessment of learning. You are required to complete the assessment with at least 70% accuracy in order to claim CEU credit. You may retake the assessment as many times as you like.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

07/01/2014

Date recorded

06/14/2015

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Carolyn A. McManus, PT, MS, MA

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: Describe the neurophysiology of chronic pain. Discuss the impact of stress on the neurophysiology of pain and its role in chronic pain conditions. Explain pain and stress neurophysiology to patients in simple, easy to understand language. Define mindful awareness and discuss its role in chronic pain management. Identify 4 cognitive strategies to help patients self-regulate their reaction to pain to promote the skillful management of their pain condition.

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#Lessons:
1VC14_PuzzlePainEmpowering.mp4
2Assessment
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Credit Categories
Domains:Neurology, Research, McManus, Oncology
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