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Chronic Pain Management and Integrative Treatment Methods

Accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


Palmer Mackie, MD   
Director, Integrative Pain Program, Eskenazi Health Services
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, IU School of Medicine

About the Speaker:  

Dr. Mackie, who leads the Integrative Pain Program (IPP) at Eskenazi Health, has largely focused on chronic pain and recovery over the past decade.  The IPP integrates psychological and physical functional rehabilitation and uses each patient's strengths, life values and goals, while its five-week Pain School teaches patients to make healthier choices through alternative approaches.  During each 90-minute Pain School session, patients' efforts and energy are directed toward making progress and improving self-efficacy through achieving reasonable, life-enhancing goals. 

Learning Objectives:

After the end of this webinar participants will be able to do the following: 

  1. Understand data showing that patients functino better when fewer opioids are used. 
  2. Validate alternative methods to address chronic pain.
  3. Understand improvements in pain and function achieved with alternative pain management methods.
  4. Describe the importance of the Three E’s:  empathy, education and engagement in working with patients who have chronic pain.
  5. Explain why patient participation is integrative pain management methods is critical to outcomes.


CME Information

Designation Statement: The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) designates this live webinar for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Note: While offering the CME credit hours listed in these pages, these activities are not intended to provide extensive training in a field.

Disclosure: In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by the ISMA must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in an ISMA-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

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If you have questions, you may contact ISMA – Continuing Medical Education staff at 
(800) 257-4762 or by email at seminars@ismanet.org.

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