S.7. Common Disorders of Pain in Primary Care

Know the characteristics of pain disorders commonly managed in primary care, familiarize with non-drug treatment options, and learn how to effectively use pharmacologic treatments for pain.

S.6. Pediatric Chronic Pain: Central Sensitization

Understand central sensitization, functional gastrointestinal disorders, headache, and other pain problems in children and effective approaches for treatment.

S.5. Integrative Medicine: Mitigation of Risk

Understand why patients turn to alternative and complementary approaches for pain management and how to help patients use these approaches for pain relief.

S.4. Disability Assessment and Management in Chronic Pain

Understanding functional impairment vs. diagnosis to inform treatment in disabling chronic pain.

S.3. Disability Management for Treating Physicians

Learn how to interact with patients with disabilities who are in workers' compensation and other parts of the disabilities system.

S.2.3. Developing the Habit of Sleeping Well

Understand the viscious cycle of sleep and chronic pain, and how to develop better sleep habits to improve quality of life and reduced pain interference.

S.2.2. Sleep and Pain: Part II

Understanding sleep disturbances such as sleep apnea and considerations for pharmacological treatments for chronic pain.

S.2.1. Sleep and Pain: Part I

Understand the background of the relationship between sleep disorders and chronic pain, and the interactions of pain medications and sleep.

S.1. Methadone for Pain: A Guide for Prescribers

Understand the indications for methadone use, risks, how to prescribe safely, and how to apply guidelines for opioid monitoring.

16. Behavioral Principles in Exercise for Chronic Pain

Learn how primary care providers can get the most out of physical therapy for chronic pain patients.


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