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Understanding Pain and Conducting a Pain Assessment: Practical Guidance for Pain Management

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
1. Define and discuss classifications of pain;
2. Describe strategies for assessing pain;
3. Explain the rationale and approaches for mental health assessment as it relates to pain.
1.5 Credits CME

Unlock the keys to effective pain management in our immersive elearning activity. Delve into the intricacies of neuropathic, centralized, acute, and chronic pain, gaining a comprehensive understanding that empowers you to make a difference. Explore the vital role of mental health assessment within the broader biopsychosocial dimensions of pain. Engage with real-life patient scenarios that illuminate critical points and master the recommended medications for treating neuropathic pain.

Developed by experts in the field, this activity offers a nuanced exploration of this complex issue. Expand your knowledge, enhance patient care, and become a catalyst for positive change in pain management practices.

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Activity Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.50 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

Accreditation Statement: The AMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The AMA designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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