Monday, January 22, 2018

Honoring Memorial Day: 4 Online Courses For Veterans and Military Patients with Pain

In honor of Memorial Day, we thought we’d point you to some online courses in our Pain Care Learning Center that might be useful for your patients who are veterans and military. All courses are accredited for physicians, nurses, psychologists and pharmacists:


Community-Based Integrative Treatment Programs for
Veterans and Military with Post-Traumatic Stress and Chronic Pain (1 CME)

Led by Bob Deschner, MS, and Dottie Goodsun, MEd, EFT II, this program discusses community-based Vet TRIIP (Team Recovery Integrative Immersion Process) Integrative Programs for veterans, service members, and their families living with post-traumatic stress and chronic pain.

The Military Medicine Experience:
Comprehensive Pain Management Incorporating Complementary and Integrative Medicine (1 CME)
Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD, FACP, Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Ret) discusses ongoing efforts of the Military health System to use a holistic, patient-centered, multidisciplinary, integrative approach to chronic pain management, including the use of complementary and integrative modalities.
Taking the Haunt Out of the Phantom: Interdisciplinary Phantom Limb Pain Treatment (1 CME)
Learn about options for phantom limb pain treatment, including synergistic non-invasive electrical stimulation and cranial electrical stimulation (CES), mirror therapy, graded motor imagery, and blood flow restriction (BFR). Led by Benjamin M. Keizer, PhD, Jaime Clapp, PT, DPT, OCS.
Interdisciplinary Treatment for the War on CRPS and PTSD (1 CME)
In this course, Benjamin M. Keizer, PhD and Justin Boge, DO, MS, DABA discuss the explanatory models of pain-PTSD comorbidity and illustrate an interdisciplinary treatments, including ketamine infusion, psychotherapy, pain neuroscience education, and intensive physical and/or occupational therapy.


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