Chronic Pain Assessment

Effective clinical interviewing and pain assessment are critical to the appropriate diagnosis and management of pain. In this presentation, the clinician will learn how to apply principles of effective communication and utilize a framework for a comprehensive patient-centered approach to formulation and treatment planning.

Learning Objectives

  • Compare different pain rating scales
  • Describe a comprehensive stepwise approach to the assessment and follow-up of patients with chronic pain
  • Identify support tools available to the primary care clinician managing a patient with chronic pain

Additional Information

Partner: 
Tarsus Medical Education
State Relevance: 
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 APA
Course opens: 
06/01/2021
Course expires: 
06/01/2022
Rating: 
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Michael R. Clark, MD, MPH, MBA

Chair, Psychiatry
Inova Health System
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 APA
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Topics

 

Pain Management