COR 02.08.22: Pediatric Chronic Pain: Commonalities & Complexities
This presentation will discuss the commonalities and complexities of pediatric chronic pain, with a particular focus on the role of psychology and behavioral health in its assessment and treatment. After reviewing the epidemiology of chronic pain in youth, the presentation will then review the biological, psychological, and social factors impacting the experience of pain and its treatment. With these in mind, the presentation will also discuss specific strategies for assessment multidisciplinary treatment planning, all within the context of empathic dialogue with patients and families
Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses specializing in Primary Care and Pediatrics.
After participating in this session, the learner should be better able to:
- Recognize common presentations and critical facets of pediatric chronic pain in community samples.
- Summarize 3+ biopsychosocial factors influencing the experience of and treatment outcomes in pediatric chronic pain.
- Design a comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment plan for pediatric patients with chronic pain.
- Implement 2+ new strategies for effectively discussing pediatric chronic pain with patients and their families.
This is a live webinar hosted via the WebEx platform. After you register, a confirmation email will be sent with the link to join and access instructions.
Allison Smith, PhD
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Attending Psychologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Medicine
Boston Children's Hospital
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 1.25 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.25 APAThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
- 1.25 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.