May 17, 2022: Towards Mechanisms of Sleep Disruption Hyperalgesia
Guest Speaker: Michael T. Smith, PhD
Director, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
This presentation will provide general background on the relationship sleep and chronic pain and discuss human experiments related to effects of sleep disruption on pain inhibition and morphine analgesia. Findings related to the effects of sleep disruption on central pain facilitatory phenomena, including: Temporal summation and Secondary Hyperalgesia (spinal sensitization) will be presented.
Physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, social workers, medical students, residents and fellows who specialize in primary care, family medicine, pediatrics, and psychiatry.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the relationship between sleep and chronic pain
- Discuss how sleep disruption alters pain inhibition and morphine analgesia
- Discuss how sleep disruption effects pain facilitatory phenomena
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 the COBRE Center for Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 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 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 1.0 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.
Social Workers: The above program has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Rhode Island Social Work Board of Licensure.
- 1.00 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.
- 1.00 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.
- 1.00 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.