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Pain Science Transformed into Clinical Practice

Pain Science Transformed into Clinical Practice

  • $ 4000

Description:  This on-demand webinar will review pain mechanism classification system suggested by current pain science literature and clinical practice application. Diagnostic labels are typically used to classify patients for appropriate decision-making; however, providing a pathoanatomic diagnosis for pain syndromes does not fully-enable evidence-based treatment decision-making for pain rehabilitation.  The session will focus on decision-making with regard to pain classification and then present mounting evidence to assist with rehabilitation treatment choices within the primary pain mechanisms. It will integrate research and clinical discussion using pain literature and case examples that will be used to illustrate the clinical decision making to identify the most relevant pain mechanism interventions.

Instructor: Marwan N.  Baliki PhD, Research Scientist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Annie O’Connor, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT, Clinical Manager, River Forest Spine and Sport Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Co - Author of 2015 “A World of Hurt: A Guide to Classifying Pain”.

Audience:  Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Athletic Trainers, Researchers, Nurses

Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the pain evidence-based literature supporting a pain mechanism  classification system
  • Describe the pain mechanisms and literature involving characteristics for diagnosis of dominant pain mechanism
  • Interpret and apply the pain science evidence using a pain mechanism classification system of examination procedures and interventions in a case-based format for chronic pain

    Continuing Education Credits

    Athletic Training

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (BOC Approval #P794) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.0 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

    Occupational Therapy

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.10
    CEUs or 1.0 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1: Domain of OT

    Physical Therapy
    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.0 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069 

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-362- 9/01/2017).

    This CNE activity is being offered for 1.0 contact hours

    Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended. 

    • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
    • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

     Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.

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