Why You Should Attend
As a primary care professional, you treat patients in pain every day. The information presented at this meeting will provide you with an opportunity to enhance your clinical care and acquire additional skills in treating patients who present with pain and pain-related symptoms. This meeting is intended to meet the clinical and educational needs of clinicians in the primary care setting and selected specialties, such as non-pain specialists who recognize the importance and challenges associated with treating patients in pain.
There are no prerequisites for the meeting.
Who Should Attend
The Pain Care for Primary Care meeting is intended for physicians in family practice, internal medicine, neurology, and rheumatology, as well as advanced practice nurses and physician assistants working in pain or primary care.
Upon completion of this meeting, participants will be able to:
Recognize the competencies and skill sets required to provide quality pain care.
Develop strategies for handling common and complex pain care situations.
Integrate best practices grounded on evidence-based guidelines and recommendations.
Assess changes in the care and outcomes of your patients with pain-related conditions.
The Pain Care for Primary Care course will offer continuing education (CME/CNE) credit for physicians and nurses. Credit will be awarded for those sessions attended and evaluated. Successful completion requires that participants register for the meeting, attend and participate, and complete an online evaluation. Participants will receive their certificates immediately after they submit their evaluations online.
This Live activity, Pain Care for Primary Care Course, with a beginning dates of 8/3/2017 and 11/17/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 16.5 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Family physicians may receive a maximum of 16.5 contact hours for completing this program.