CME webinar: Psychological Considerations for Chronic Pain Evaluation and Care
Our 2021 Opioid Series of live CME webinars continues May 13 with “Psychological Considerations for Chronic Pain Evaluation and Care.” This webinar examines the psychological dimensions of patients’ chronic pain and their relevance to effective assessment and interdisciplinary treatment. Each webinar in the series counts toward fulfilling Indiana’s CME requirement before the Oct. 31, 2021, CSR renewal deadline.

Psychological Considerations for Chronic Pain Evaluation and Care
Accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Thursday, May 13
Noon – 1 p.m. ET
Free for members; nonmembers $75
Registration required

Chronic pain is a multifactorial patient experience, encompassing psychological dimensions relevant to effective assessment and interdisciplinary treatment. Physicians may benefit from learning about psychological paradigms for understanding these factors, including psychological risk stratification and empirically supported approaches to effective long-term care. In this webinar, Anne Mary Montero, medical director for behavioral health at IU Health North Hospital, will give an overview of psychological approaches to chronic pain evaluation and management in the context of this complex area of medical care.


Other upcoming webinars

May 13: Psychological Considerations for Chronic Pain Evaluation

June 10: What’s New in Pain and Addiction Treatment?

July 8: OUD Management Via Telehealth

Aug. 12: Pain Control in the Surgical Patient

New webinars will be listed here as they become available.

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