Pain Points: Persistent Postoperative Pain
Pain Points: Persistent Postoperative Pain is organized by Pri-Med.
Release Date: 12/7/2020
Expiration Date: 12/7/2021
Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
This program has been approved for 0.25 contact hour of continuing education, which includes 0.06 hour of pharmacology.
Topics: Pain Management, Chronic Pain, Non-opiod Pain Management
Certain surgical procedures frequently lead to persistent postoperative pain. It is important to understand the risk factors and the pathophysiology that contribute to these chronic pain conditions and to understand approaches to prevent and manage these conditions.
• Document the prevalence of persistent postoperative pain
• List the procedures that are more frequently associated with this problem
• Describe the underlying mechanisms leading to persistent postoperative pain
• Discuss the alternative treatment approaches in the primary care setting
Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
- CME : 0.25
- MOC : 0.25
- Contact Hours : 0.25
- Hours : 0.06
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