Treating Common Pain Conditions: Practical Guidance for Pain Management

This activity discusses the diagnosis, pathophysiology, risk factors, and management of common causes of chronic non-cancer pain including low back pain, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches are discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the characteristics of common chronic pain conditions;
  • Describe ways to diagnose common chronic pain conditions;
  • Identify management strategies for treating common chronic pain conditions.

Additional Information

American Medical Association (AMA Ed Hub)
State Relevance: 
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 MOC
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content report no relevant financial relationships.

Credit Renewal Date: December 11, 2020

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

1.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

1.75 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;

1.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and

1.75 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program;

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.75 MOC
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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