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Pain is a public health concern in the United States: more than 100 Million people report suffering from pain, and about 10% of the population have severe pain. Overprescribing of opioid medication has contributed to a wave of overdose deaths and suicides, and about 2 Million people in the US have addiction or are dependent on opioids. The opioid crisis is a public health emergency that requires new approaches. This course will outline how team-based multidisciplinary pain care grounded on the biopsychosocial model of pain improves the functioning of patients with chronic pain, while reducing reliance on opioid medication. Based on the federal health care systems in the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the speakers will outline models to integrate behavioral, exercise/movement therapies and complementary integrative health modalities to successfully treat pain. A Stepped Care Model for Pain Management emphasizes patient and family/caregiver education in self-care/ self-management. The course will provide an overview of evidence-based non-pharmacological modalities that are recommended for inclusion into multimodal pain care, in particular, behavioral and complementary integrative health (CIH) approaches. Reducing opioid prescribing, implementing opioid risk mitigation strategies, and access to opioid use disorder including medical assisted treatment are important tools as we combat the opioid crisis in the US.
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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). Additional certificates are available for USD per participant (additional participant will be emailed, mailed or faxed a certificate of completion after submitting and passing a post-test/evaluation). International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.
Continuing Education Information: This activity is designed to qualify for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals
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Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this self-study, non-interactive package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-844-8260 before the event.
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This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1.0 CE in the skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.
Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 1.0 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 1.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 1.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 1.0 continuing education credits.
This program has been approved for 1.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.
This self-study activity consists of 1.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.
PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 1.0 credits.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 1.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 1.0 continuing education credits.
This self-study activity consists of 1.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PESI, Inc. and Center for Deployment Psychology. The PESI, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 1.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: All Levels.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hours.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 1.0 continuing education hours.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 1.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: .
The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. This course will qualify for 1.0 self-study credits. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #: 2087. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 1.0 hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
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This self-study activity qualifies for 1.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.
|A multidisciplinary approach to the management of pain and opioid misuse prevention Slidedeck Handout (13.24 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Friedhelm Sandbrink is the Acting National Program Director for Pain Management in the Veterans Health Administration. He joined the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2001 and since then has been leading the comprehensive interdisciplinary Pain Management Program at the Washington VA Medical Center. He was appointed Deputy National Program Director in VHA in 2014, and became Acting National Program Director for Pain Management in October 2016.
He completed his residency in Neurology at Georgetown University in Washington DC, and fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. He is board-certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Pain Medicine. He is Clinical Associate Professor in Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD and also has academic appointments at Georgetown University and George Washington University.
Prior to his retirement in 2012 after 32 years of active service, Lieutenant General (Retired) Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD served as the 42nd U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command.
He currently serves as a Professor and Vice-Chair for Centers and Programs in the Department of Military & Emergency Medicine at the nation’s only Federal health university, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in Bethesda, MD. His principal interests are in both Complementary and Integrative Health & Medicine (CIHM) in the shift from a disease management-focused healthcare system to one more centered on the improvement and sustainment of health & well-being leading to optimal human performance and in leadership education. He is examining the incorporation of CIHM education and training into the education of physicians and other health & healthcare professionals. Doctor Schoomaker is also exploring the central importance of leadership education and training for health professionals, so as to realize USU’s vision as the nation’s “health leadership academy”.
Doctor Schoomaker committed his career to meeting the health needs of soldiers, their families and veterans through initiatives that Army Medicine implemented throughout its facilities in the U.S., Europe and the Pacific, focusing on soldier medical readiness, enhancing battlefield care, establishing a comprehensive behavioral health system of care, fostering a culture of trust, advancing comprehensive pain management, and promoting health by preventing combat wounds, injury and illness.
Doctor Schoomaker is an internal medicine physician with a PhD in Human Genetics. In uniform he held many assignments including command of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, the Army’s Medical Research & Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, MD, an Army academic medical center, a community hospital, deployable medical brigade and two Army regional medical commands.
Doctor Schoomaker is the recipient of numerous military awards, including those from France and Germany, the 2012 Dr. Nathan Davis Awards from the American Medical Association for outstanding government service, an Honorary Doctor of Science from Wake Forest University, a Doctor of Letters in Medicine from the Baylor College of Medicine, and the Philipp M. Lippe Award from the American Academy of Pain Medicine for outstanding contributions to the social and political aspect of Pain Medicine.
He is married to Audrey, a former Army Nurse Corps Officer and therapeutic yoga instructor; they have a high school-aged son and two daughters, one currently in college and the other pursuing graduate studies in teaching & education.
Dr. Jennifer Murphy has spent her career specializing in the behavioral treatment of individuals with chronic pain and is a nationally recognized expert in this area. She is the lead trainer and author the VA’s Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (CBT-CP) protocol and therapist manual, and has trained over 500 providers across the VA system. Dr. Murphy routinely serves as a consultant for the development of non-pharmacological treatments for chronic pain and is frequently an invited national speaker on the topic. She is co-investigator on multiple funded studies investigating CBT for chronic pain applications and outcomes. Other areas of clinical research include the effects of opioid cessation on pain-related clinical functioning and Dr. Murphy serves on the editorial board of Pain Medicine.
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