April 24, 2017

Dan Alford, MD, MPH; Roger Chou, MD; Seddon Savage, MD; Kevin A. Sevarino, MD, PhD; Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR

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Educational Objectives:

  • 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

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)  designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 (one) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA Accreditation:
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 1 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Method of participation in the learning process:
In order to receive a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, participants must participate in the entire module, answer post-test questions, pass with a 70% pass rate and complete an evaluation at the end of the activity.