Posts in Pain
Chronic Pain Disorders & Treatments

Date Available:
NOW

Course Type:
Home Study

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million individuals within the U.S. Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is a symptom of most disease processes therefore understanding pain and its effect on the patient is imperative for all members of the medical team involved in that patient’s care.

Becoming a caregiver for a person suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementing condition is a long-term process and a demanding one. Just as a caregiver adapts to one set of behaviors that challenge their resources, another set of behaviors arise and the caregiver must switch strategies.

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Vitamins, Minerals, & Supplements: What Does the Body Need?

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Course Type: Home Study

This course offers an excellent resource for health care clinicians. It is a summary of essential vitamins and minerals, roles in health, current recommendations on amounts, by age group and situation, sources, and levels of toxicity. Herbal supplements and protein powders, both popular, are discussed in relation to use and possible dangers. This course includes a valuable list of reliable sources of information.

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Types of Pain & Pain Pathways

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Course Type: Home Study

The Types of Pain & Pain Pathways home study course is written by qualified and experienced professionals to facilitate an easy and effective understanding of pain and its salient characteristics including how to differentiate between acute and chronic pain, how pain is transmitted and how it is expressed differently between males and females.

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Types of Pain & Pain Pathways

Date Available: NOW

Course Type: Home Study

The Types of Pain & Pain Pathways home study course is written by qualified and experienced professionals to facilitate an easy and effective understanding of pain and its salient characteristics including how to differentiate between acute and chronic pain, how pain is transmitted and how it is expressed differently between males and females.

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Traumatic Brain Injury & Public Services in Michigan

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Course Type: Online, Self Paced

The objectives of the course are to ensure service providers understand the range of outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the implications for assessment and care-planning, and to improve the ability of service providers to identify and deliver appropriate services for persons with TBI - including coordination across service agencies when appropriate.

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Improving Outcomes in Pain Management. Modules A – D

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NOW

Course Type:
On Demand

This course discusses the paradigm shift away from the “disease-centered” approach and toward the “patient-centered” approach. The Athena Forum course describes how the case manager should apply the concept of pain measurement as the fifth vital sign and adopt pain management guidelines from the Joint Commission and American Pain Society.

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Emotions, Mood & Pain

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NOW

Course Type:
Home Study

The Emotions, Mood and Pain home study course discusses the physiological connections between moods, emotions and pain. The course discusses how chronic pain can affect moods and emotions of those suffering with it.

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Emotions, Mood & Pain

Date Available:
NOW

Course Type:
Home Study

The Emotions, Mood and Pain home study course discusses the physiological connections between moods, emotions and pain. The course discusses how chronic pain can affect moods and emotions of those suffering with it.

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Chronic Pain Disorders & Treatments

Date Available:
NOW

Course Type:
Home Study

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million individuals within the U.S. Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is a symptom of most disease processes therefore understanding pain and its effect on the patient is imperative for all members of the medical team involved in that patient’s care.

Becoming a caregiver for a person suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementing condition is a long-term process and a demanding one. Just as a caregiver adapts to one set of behaviors that challenge their resources, another set of behaviors arise and the caregiver must switch strategies.

Read More