How to effectively manage chronic pain in an outpatient therapy (OT/PT) setting
This activity will assist participants in understanding the role of the outpatient therapist in the management of chronic pain.
- Identify the importance of the biopsychosocial model in the therapeutic management of chronic pain
- Learn techniques to provide effective therapy evaluation and intervention to patients with chronic pain
- Understand how to educate patients with chronic pain how to self-manage their symptoms
Megan Driscoll, OT
Stephanie Burns, OTR/L
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.