Management of Chronic Pain in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

Banner of the 2012 Clinical Pharmacology Series of UW Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing.

This course explains the pathophysiologic rationale for treatment of central pain in fibromyalgia, the evidence base for efficacy and safety of pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgia, and non-pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgia.

The course was recorded in May 2012 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.

Publish Date: June 21, 2012. This course will be available for three years from this date.

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Target Audience

Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Describe the pathophysiologic rationale for treatment of central pain in fibromyalgia.
Discuss the evidence base for efficacy and safety of the pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgia.
Discuss non-pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgia.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Topics: 
  • Pathophysiologic rationale for treatment of central pain in fibromyalgia.
  • Evidence base for efficacy and safety of pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgia.
  • Non-pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgia.
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.30 Contact hours
  • 1.30 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
06/21/2012
Expires: 
06/21/2015
Cost:
$30.00

Philip J. Mease, MD
Rheumatologist and Internist, Rheumatology Associates, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.30 Contact hours
  • 1.30 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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