Pain Management Certificate

Release Date:  December 23, 2020
Expiration Date: December 23, 2023
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credit Hour(s): 21.5 hours
Activity Fee:  $445.00/$545.00 member/non-member

Overview

This self-guided, online program will provide 21.5 hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists.

The 9 modules are designed for participants to increase the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient-centered pain management. The curriculum addresses basic principles associated with pain pathogenesis and assessment, effective pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options, and appropriate therapeutic regimens. The course further concentrates on acquiring advanced knowledge about managing pain associated with specific disease states most often encountered in practice. Upon completing all the modules, participants should be proficient in assessing pain and identifying pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options based on disease states and other patient-related factors.

Professional Certificate Requirement

Once a learner has successfully completed the educational curriculum, he/she will have the opportunity to complete a 90-question comprehensive exam. If the learner successfully completes the exam (minimum 80% passing rate; unlimited attempts permitted), he/she will be eligible to earn the professional certificate.

Listing of the Pain Management Certificate Modules

Learning Module

ACPE #

Credit Hours

Pathogenesis and Assessment of Pain

0204-0000-20-755-H08-P

1.5

The Role of Analgesics in Managing Pain

0204-0000-20-756-H08-P

3.25

Acute Postoperative Pain

0204-0000-20-757-H08-P

1.75

Neuropathic and Functional Pain Syndromes

0204-0000-20-758-H08-P

2

Musculoskeletal Pain

0204-0000-20-759-H08-P

2

Autoimmune, Headache, and Sickle Cell Disease Pain

0204-0000-20-760-H08-P

2.75

Special Considerations in Pain Management

0204-0000-20-761-H08-P

3

Managing Patients on Opioid Therapy

0204-0000-20-762-H08-P

3.5

Optimizing Pain Management for Patients

0204-0000-20-763-H08-P

1.75