CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
Pain is the experience of unpleasant perceptions and emotions related to tissue potentially harmed by an injury or gradual degeneration. Pain is the body’s signal for tissue damage, and this signal allows healing to take place. Sometimes, the perception of pain is not equivalent to actual tissue damage. This is typically what someone experiences with chronic pain. Other symptoms that one may experience along with pain include but are not limited to joint stiffness, short or stiff muscles, hypermobility, poor coordination, and joint crepitus. In this course, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants will learn strategies to help patients manage their pain and symptoms through behavior management, understanding the psychology of pain, pharmacological approaches, and stress management through course material and clinical scenarios.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
Introduction--> Section 1: Background on Pain
0.25 Contact Hours
Section 2: Pain Management--> Section 3: Clinical Application
|0.50 Contact Hours|
Case Study--> References
|0.25 Contact Hours|
Total = 1 Contact Hour
Instructional level: Introductory
This course expires on 11/01/2024
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Course Date: 2023-04-14
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