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Patient Assessment (TIP 54, Chapter 2): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders

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About the Course:

Patient Assessment (TIP 54, Chapter 2): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders explains how researchers and clinicians agree that because chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) is a multifaceted condition, assessment must include more than measures of pain intensity. This chapter describes many facets of the assessment process, while evaluating the risk of developing problematic opioid use.

Course materials are from Chapter 2 and can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-54-Managing-Chronic-Pain-in-Adults-With-or-in-Recovery-From-Substance-Use-Disorders/Most-Popular/SMA12-4671?sortBy=4

Course materials are found on pages 13-32 of pdf document (pages 26 to 45 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

This course is based on the reading-based online, Patient Assessment (TIP 54, Chapter 2): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2012.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2012

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about patient assessment when referring to managing chronic pain in adults with or in recovery from substance use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the elements of assessment. assessment tools, and how to assess pain in a patient.

  2. Acknowledge how to screen for substance use disorders, refer for further assessment, assess ability to cope with chronic pain, and evaluate the risk of developing problematic opioid use.

  3. Explain the process of ongoing assessment and treatment setting.

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Course Number 101862
  • 2 credit hours
  • NBCC: 1.25 credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: $11.94 No exam fee with a membership package!
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