Women's Health: Chronic Pain

Describes the difference between chronic and acute pain. Identifies the symptoms of and treatments for chronic pain conditions affecting women. Discusses the role of home remedies, relaxation techniques, and other non-drug therapies for treating chronic pain. Explains the psychosocial aspects of treating chronic pain. Describes how to manage use of pain medications, including opioids, to ensure patient safety.
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Hour 1

  1.    About Chronic Pain
  2.    A Brief History of Pain
  3.    Women and Chronic Pain Conditions

 

Hour 2

  1.    Chronic Pain Conditions That Predominantly Affect Women
  2.    Other Chronic Pain Conditions that Affect Men and Women

 

Hour 3

  1.    Management of Chronic Pain
  2.    Tolerance, Dependence, and Addiction Issues in Chronic Pain Management
  3.    Conclusion

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the difference between chronic and acute pain.
  2. Identify the symptoms of and treatments for chronic pain conditions affecting women.
  3. Discuss the role of home remedies, relaxation techniques, and other non-drug therapies for treating chronic pain.
  4. Explain the psychosocial aspects of treating chronic pain.
  5. Describe how to manage use of pain medications, including opioids, to ensure patient safety.
Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
More Information About This Course: Womens Health: Chronic Pain accreditation
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