Recognizing and Understanding Persistent Pain: All pain is not equal
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
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- Financial: The instructor(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this course.
- Non-financial: The instructor(s) have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
- We will not offer partial credit. Online courses: Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit. Live courses: Participants must attend all the activities. Attendees must sign an attendance sheet for the course, placing their name, license number and state, and signature for both morning and afternoon attendance..
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:
- Explain the difference between primary nociceptive, neuropathic and nocioplastic pain.
- Recognize that persistent pain is common, complex and challenging to both evaluate and treat.
- Identify the need to adopt a biopsychosocial model of care in the evaluation of patients with persistent pain.
- Indicating at least 1 Clinical Sensory Testing with patients with persistent pain