Online Education | The Challenge of Pain 2018 - Empowering Patients with Self-Management Skills

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Empowering Patients with Self-Management Skills

Understanding the life experience of your patients with acute or chronic pain can help you discover self-management strategies that will allow your patients to live with their pain. Medical hypnotherapist Barbara Dailey shares her techniques in this enlightening presentation.

To hear first-hand testimony from a patient of Dr. Dailey's, listen to A Patient's Story



Barbara Dailey, DNP, ARNP, CCMSHt, FIBH
Nurse Practitioner and Medical Support Hypnotherapist, Supportive Therapies, PLLC, Kenmore, WA


Target Audience

Nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, physicial assistants, physicians, respiratory therapists, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers, physical therapists and other interested healthcare professionals in all settings.


Comments from Conference Attendees

"I found Barbara Dailey's presentation to be especially engaging. She gave us so many good examples of how to help patients create positive change in their lives with regards to chronic pain."

"This information was particularly important for nurses. Barbara Dailey is an expert, and her presentation was excellent."


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Realize the life experience of the patient with chronic pain.
  2. Learn interviewing techniques for understanding what drives and exacerbates chronic pain.
  3. Discuss how to incorporate self-management skills for chronic pain and the comorbidities of chronic pain.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.16 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

  • 1.16 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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