Self-Study | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2012 - Management of Chronic Pain in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

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Management of
Chronic Pain in
Rheumatic and
Musculoskeletal Diseases

This course presents the pathophysiologic rationale for treating central pain in fibromyalgia, the evidence base for efficacy and safety of pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgic, and non-pharmacologic treatment of fibromyalgia. The course is designed for advanced practice nurses and other health care professionals.

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 the 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: 
11/16/2016
Cost:
$30.00

Philip J. Mease, MD
Rheumatologist and Internist, Seattle
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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