Chronic Pain Management (TIP 54, Chapter 3)

Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders

About the Course:

Chronic Pain Management (TIP 54, Chapter 3): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders informs others how to treat patients in recovery and how to treat pain in patients with active addiction. This chapter also explains nonpharmacological treatments, acute pain episodes, and how to address treatment outcomes.

Course materials are from Chapter 3 and can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-54-Managing-Chronic-Pain-in-Adults-With-or-in-Recovery-From-Substance-Use-Disorders/Most-Popular/SMA12-4671?sortBy=4

Course materials are found on pages 33 to 48 of pdf document (pages 46 to 61 if using Adobe toolbar page finder).

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2012

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about chronic pain management. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the concept of pain management, the treatment team, and how to treat patients in recovery.

  2. Identify nonpharmacological treatments, how to treat psychiatric comorbidities, the elements of opioid therapy, and how to treat patients in medication-assisted recovery.

  3. Explain treating pain in patients with active addiction, acute pain episodes, and how to assess treatment outcomes.

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