Self-Study | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2012 - 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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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.
- 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
Philip J. Mease, MD
Rheumatologist and Internist, Seattle
Rheumatology Associates, Seattle
- 1.30 Contact hours
- 1.30 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level