Clinical Decision Points: Exam and Diagnosis
By: Best Practices Academy

Course Description

This course is part of Effective Strategies in Pain Management. This course is worth 2 CEUs.

Effective Strategies in Pain Management

In this online/on-demand pain management program, doctors will learn from the National Pain Strategies four domains for clinical education in pain management. Successful chronic pain treatment includes a comprehensive, biopsychosocial understanding with an integrative care approach. Acceptable treatment guidelines will be presented for clinically appropriate and medically necessary treatment plans. Complicating factors are discussed as it relates to treatment planning for chronic pain management. Patient engagement through shared decision-making including self-care is taught as an active part and, in many cases, the most important aspect of care management. This series will also cover the importance of assessment and measurement of pain. clinical documentation, the use of care summaries through an EHR, and interprofessional relationship building leading to collaboration around patient-centered care.

This online/on-demand pain management program provides a systematic, non-pharmacological approach to pain management; ranging from opioid screening to hands-on clinical approaches in the care of the chronic pain patient.

Course Details

  • Clinical Decision Points: Exam and Diagnosis
  • By:    Best Practices Academy
  • Instructor:    Dr. Karen Korth, NCC, PCMH, CCE, CPHPA & Dr. Scott Munsterman, DC FICC CPCO
  • Total CE Hours:    2
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Evidence-Based Outcomes  -2 CE Hours
    • History and Exam  -2 CE Hours
    • Opioid Management  -2 CE Hours
    • Pain Management  -2 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline