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Chronic Pain Overview: Diagnosis and Management of Fibromyalgia & Myofascial Pain

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $59

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional through a study on dealing with pain from FMS and MPS. Professional Objectives: At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to Identify signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome Define trigger points and give examples of types of trigger points Recognize evidence-based research describing effective interventions for promoting functional outcomes for people with fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Are you comfortable with treating patients who have chronic pain? Patients with chronic pain present considerable challenges in examination and in selection of effective therapeutic interventions. Many have been to numerous practitioners seeking results unsuccessfully, despite taking many drugs and trying a variety of therapies. Some have been misdiagnosed. This course clearly describes the differential diagnosis of two main categories of chronic pain conditions: fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)and myofascial pain syndrome (MPS). Healthcare professionals will learn to recognize these syndromes and the co-morbid conditions commonly associated with them. Research evidence describes the clinical tests contributing to appropriate diagnosis of FMS or MPS. Current evidence indicates what interventions are efficacious in addressing symptoms of FMS and MPS. This update is a must for any practitioner who treats patients suffering with FMS or MPS. This Seminar-On-Demand is offered is 2 contact hours in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM