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Hours to complete

Approx. 34 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Chronic Pain ManagementPlanPain ManagementOpiod Addiction And Abuse Treatment
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 34 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Introduction to the Course (Week 1)

In this first module, we will introduce you to the course and present an overview of the topics to be discussed and format of the course. We will also present information about receiving Continuing Education, joining the International Myopain Society, and supporting the Campaign for Preventing Chronic Pain...
Reading
9 videos (Total 79 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Course Overview (v2) 21m
Introduction to the Last Scroll (v2) 7m
International Myopain Society Introduction 3m
The Campaign for Preventing Pain and Addiction4m
1 The Prevalence of Chronic Pain 7m
2 The Health Care Dilemma that Chronic Pain Poses 12m
3 A New Paradigm 9m
Preface to The Last Scroll (v2) 7m
Reading6 readings
Weekly Overview10m
Getting Started10m
Syllabus10m
Paper on Preventing Chronic Pain: The MOOC10m
Meet the Faculty10m
Outline of The Dilemma of Chronic Pain10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module Quiz: Health Care Dilemma12m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

The Problem of Chronic Pain (Week 2)

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Reading
16 videos (Total 140 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video16 videos
2 Characteristics of a Pain Evaluation 16m
3 Patient Interviews 1m
4 Assess Your Seven Realms5m
Last Scroll: The Nightmare from The Last Scroll6m
Patient Interview 1: Angie7m
Patient Interview 2: Bernie7m
Patient Interview 3: Lorrie5m
Patient Interview 4 : Chantelle11m
Patient Interview 5: Lydia8m
1 The Biomedical Model versus a Human Systems Approach 8m
2 Holistic complexity: "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts" 12m
3 Chaos Theory: Small changes, big impact 7m
4 How do you want to be? 3m
Cybernetics: the cycles of our lives 17m
Last Scroll: Balance in the Seven Realms v26m
Reading3 readings
Weekly Overview10m
Outline:The Personal Impact of Chronic Pain10m
Outline: The Balance between Health and Illness10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Module Quiz: Personal Impact of Chronic Pain16m
Module Quiz: The Balance Between Health and Illness16m
Week
3
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Common Pain Conditions and their Mechanisms (Week 3)

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Reading
14 videos (Total 185 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video14 videos
2 Myofascial Pain: Causes 15m
3 Myofascial Pain: Perpetuating factors 22m
4 Myofascial Pain: Trigger point examination 18m
5 Myofascial Pain: Management strategies 23m
Clinic Trigger Points Demo 1m
Last Scroll: The Rule of Moderation v32m
1 The Impact 13m
2 Common Orofacial Disorders 12m
3 Temporomandibular Disorder 12m
4 Risk and Protective Factors 15m
5 Treatment of TMD 21m
6 Prevention of TMD 8m
Last Scroll: Rule of Being: Virtues, Vices, and Energy v2l5m
Reading4 readings
Weekly Overview10m
Outline: Myofascial Pain10m
Update on myofascial pain and fibromyalgia10m
Handout: TMD and Orofacial Pain10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Module Quiz: Myofascial Pain30m
Module Quiz: TMD and Orofacial Pain 26m
Week
4
Hours to complete
6 hours to complete

Common Pain Conditions and their Mechanisms (Week 4)

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Reading
16 videos (Total 275 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video16 videos
2 Understanding Your Headache 8m
3 Headache Diagnosis 6m
4 Headache Triggers and Contributing Factors 5m
5 What About Muscle Dysfunction? 7m
6 Transformation of Episodic to Chronic Heachache 18m
7 Managing Headaches: An individualized treatment plan 8m
8 Treatment Planning: Simple to complex 6m
Last Scroll: The Vacation v25m
1 Presentation 25m
2 Diagnosis 35m
3 Severity 23m
4 Misconceptions 24m
5 Medication Management (1:02:57)2m
6 Lifestyle Management29m
Last Scroll: The Rule of Gatherings3m
Reading3 readings
Weekly Overview10m
Handouts for Headache10m
Handout: New Developments in the Management of Fibromyalgia Syndrome10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Module Quiz: Headache16m
Module Quiz: Fibromyalgia16m
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Top Reviews

By DAJan 20th 2018

This program is helping me understand chronic pain better than I could from studying for years! I'm positive that this will make me a better provider.

By CSOct 11th 2017

Very informative! Lots of food for thought as a patient....need to redo the lessons again to fully digest it all. Well worth your time!

Instructor

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Dr. James Fricton, DDS, MS

Professor and Pain Specialist
University of Minnesota, HealthPartners Institute, and Minnesota Head and Neck Pain Clinic

About University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations....

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    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT OPTION

    Accreditation Statement: University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    American Medical Association (AMA) The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) This activity is awarded up to 24.0 ANCC contact hours.

    Other Health Care Professionals Other health care professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit this statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

    Registration is available here: http://learning.umn.edu/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=5595172

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