Presenter(s): Jennifer L. Murphy, PhD CBT for Chronic Pain Master Trainer, Department of Veterans Affairs Pain Psychology Manager, James A Haley Veterans Hospital Associate Professor, University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine Tampa, Florid; Jeannie A. Sperry, PhD, LP, ABPP Pain Psychology Consultant Former Co-chair, Division of Addictions, Transplant, and Pain, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Assistant Professor, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine Rochester, Minnesota
Target Audience: This activity was developed to meet the needs of Clinicians treating patients in pain.
Webinar Description: The faculty will describe practical whole-person treatment approaches that clinicians can incorporate into their practices to help manage pain, address patient fears, and minimize withdrawal or discomfort during opioid tapers. Addressing clinician frustration during opioid tapering will also be discussed. Practical strategies for expanding the treatment team to deliver whole-person multimodal care to the extent possible will be offered. “Prescribing” behavioral strategies for pain reduction and managing distress when tapering will be reviewed, along with the language needed to encourage collaboration. The faculty will illustrate how clinicians can prepare for, address, and move forward from setbacks that might occur when deprescribing opioids.
Apply whole-person treatment strategies during clinical interactions to help minimize pain and psychological distress when opioid deprescribing
Describe tools for providers to help empower patients to apply pain self-management skills
Design a plan to manage setbacks during opioid deprescribing
Continuing Education Information: The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) provides a live webinar titled “Minimizing Distress During Deprescribing: Tools for Optimizing Outcomes” and offers continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Successful completion requires that participants register for the webinar, attend and participate, and complete an online post-test and evaluation. Participants receive their CME certificates after they submit their evaluations online.
Accreditation: The American Academy of Pain Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The American Academy of Pain Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Jennifer L. Murphy, PhD CBT for Chronic Pain Master Trainer, Department of Veterans Affairs Pain Psychology Manager, James A Haley Veterans Hospital Associate Professor, University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine Tampa, Florid; Jeannie A. Sperry, PhD, LP, ABPP Pain Psychology Consultant Former Co-chair, Division of Addictions, Transplant, and Pain, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Assistant Professor, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine Rochester, Minnesota
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