Nursing Grand Rounds | Interviewing the Patient with Chronic Pain

Learn how techniques used in motivational interviewing can serve as powerful tools in alleviating suffering for the chronic pain patient. 

The lecture was recorded January 2016 by Continuing Nursing Education at The Challenge of Pain 2016 conference. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.

This course will be available through February 2019.


Photo of David Tauben, speaker at UWCNE Nursing Grand Rounds.

David Tauben, MD

Professor Emeritus of Neurological Surgery and Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, UW School of Medicine; Executive Team Member, UW NIH Consortium Center of Excellence for Pain Education




What participants found significant—

"There are no better teachers than David Tauben. His lectures are full of useful and important information that translates well to practice."

"His compassionate and insightful approach is so refreshing and has the potential to make such a positive impact on the lives of people who are suffering."


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If you would like to receive contact hours for attending this presentation during Live Nursing Grand Rounds or watching the presentation online, please register.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After viewing this nursing grand rounds, you will be better able to:

  • Take a chronic pain history covering the pain complaint, prior treatment, and relevant medical and psychosocial history.
  • Explore the patient's beliefs and expecations about pain management. 
  • Use evidence based measurement tools to assess the response to chronic pain treatment. 

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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