*Note: These presenters were Involved in the development of the 2017 Curriculum only.
Cost: No fee
Target Audience: This activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, and PAs. This activity is accredited for physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, and PAs.
Description: This module reviews introductory information regarding chronic pain and chronic pain evaluation, including how to identify pain mechanisms, perform a pain assessment, and examine the impact of psychosocial factors and mental health on the pain experience.
- Identify pain mechanisms
- Describe how to perform a pain assessment
- Review the impact of psychosocial factors on the pain experience
- Recognize the effect of mental health on the pain experience
Continuing Education Information
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP). AAAP 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.
Physician Designation Statement
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PA Designation Statement
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry 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 a maximum of 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Nursing Designation Statement
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry is an approved provider of nursing continuing education through AAAP’s Joint Accreditation provider #4008192. This activity is approved for up to 1 Nursing Contact Hours.
Other Health Professionals
Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.