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Board Review Express Live Course Houston

Sat08 - Management of Chronic Pain

Feb 22, 2020 11:45am ‐ Feb 22, 2020 12:15pm

Learning Objectives:
  • Cite the 2016 CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.
  • List several illnesses and conditions associated with chronic pain.
  • Identify mechanisms for quantifying pain.
  • Recognize potential challenges in the management of chronic pain.
  • State the types of behavioral therapies that are effective options for patients with chronic pain.
  • Describe pharmacologic therapy of chronic pain, including the rational use of opioids.
  • Describe opiate side effects and withdrawal.
  • Identify the differences between tolerance, physical dependence, addiction, and pseudoaddiction.
  • Identify key facts regarding urine drug testing.
  • List elements of a pain management (informed consent & treatment) agreement as recommended by the Federation of State Medical Boards.

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