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Using Non-Pharmacologic Treatment Modalities: Practical Guidance for Pain Management

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
1. Discuss multimodal care as it relates to pain management;
2. Describe non-pharmacologic treatment modalities for pain;
3. Identify strategies for engaging patients in the use of non-pharmacologic treatments.
0.75 Credit CME

This activity covers non-pharmacologic treatment approaches for chronic pain, including mind-body therapies, exercise therapies, manual therapies, and psychological interventions. Key strategies for physicians to engage patients around non-pharmacologic modalities are discussed.

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Activity Information

Target Audience: This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing physicians and the healthcare team.

Planning Committee:

Kate Kirley, MD, CME Program Committee advisor; AMA

Barry Dickinson, PhD, Director, Science, Medicine & Public Health, AMA

Daniel Blaney-Koen, JD, Senior Legislative Attorney, Advocacy, AMA

Julia Meyer, Learning Experience Designer, CS-EC, AMA

Author Affiliations:

Barry Dickinson, PhD, Director, Science, Medicine & Public Health, AMA

Content Reviewer:

Barry Dickinson, PhD, Director, Science, Medicine & Public Health, AMA

Ronald J Crossno, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Kindred at Home

W. Michael Hooten, MD, Professor, Department of Anes & Perioperative Medicine, Mayo School

Erin Krebs, MD, MPH, Women's Health Med Dir, Minn VA

Robert Rich, MD, Medical Director, Community of Care, Lower Cape Fear, NC

Sayed Wahezi, MD, Program Director, Pain Med Fellowship Montifiore Medical Center, Chicago, IL

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

Credit Renewal Date: October 17, 2023

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 0.75 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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