Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Pain Medicine CME Credit hours...12.
CME Credits Awarded by....Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
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Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Format...Online Download and Video MP4 or Video DVD.
Target Audiences...practicing pain physicians, resident physicians enrolled in pain fellowship programs, and primary care and middle-level practitioners interested in improving their chronic pain expertise or requiring courses for renewing licensure.
Educational material last updated...August 15, 2014.
Expiration of CME credit...August 15, 2017.
is a brief course providing up-to-date information for the care of patients with chronic pain. Topics range from medico-legal considerations to complex pain problems such as regional pain syndrome, myofascial pain, headache, and back and spine pain. Pharmacology and psychopharmacology of pain is also covered.
After viewing Pain Management
, you will be better able to:
• Discuss the medico-legal aspects of pain
• Describe chronic pain syndromes including cancer and non-cancer pain in adults and the elderly
• Explain the controversies and limitation in the use of opioids for chronic pain care
For a more inclusive pain medicine course, see Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine