Recognizing and Understanding Persistent Pain: All pain is not equal

Course Description

1.6 Contact Hours / 0.16 CEUs

Part I of a virtual lecture series designed to expand on the clinicians working knowledge of the evaluation of primary pain mechanisms. Understanding pain neuroscience and being able to recognize the primary pain mechanism will assist a clinician with effective and efficient evaluation and management. More specifically we want a clinician to recognize that persistent pain is very different from acute pain.

 Target group: PT, PTA. AT, OT

Education Level: Basic

Course Outline-webinar Recognizing and Understanding Persistent Pain- All pain is not equal

Objectives and Goals

At the conclusion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the difference between primary nociceptive, neuropathic and nocioplastic pain.
  2. Recognize that persistent pain is common, complex and challenging to both evaluate and treat.
  3. Identify the need to adopt a biopsychosocial model of care in the evaluation of patients with persistent pain.
  4. Indicating at least 1 Clinical Sensory Testing with patients with persistent pain

Pre-approved in the following states

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For Pre-Approvals see the PDF - Continuing Education Accreditations & Approvals Requested and/or Received by Organization: PDF File

  • Financial: The instructor(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this course.
  • Non-financial: The instructor(s) have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
  • Partial credit is not available. For online courses, passing module assessments and completing the course evaluation is required to earn continuing education credit. For live courses, attendance is confirmed by signing the attendance sheet at the course; ensure name and professional license number are accurate, and initial both morning and afternoon attendance.


Holly Jonely

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