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NOTE: This course provides less than 1 hour of continuing education credit and will not be accepted in states that require CE courses to provide a minimum of 1 hour of continuing education in a single learning session (e.g., Florida). For information on current CE requirements in your state, consult your state's licensure board for nurses.


This is the third of four programs on pain management. In this four-part series we examine the patient's pain experiences and learn how these experiences impact the caregiver's pain management strategies. This third program will examine complimentary treatment modalities commonly used in comprehensive pain management programs. Complimentary pain treatment refers to the use of non-pharmacological treatments for relieving or reducing pain.

To complete this course, you must do the following:

  • Read the Overall and Course Objectives.
  • Study the Terminology.
  • Study the Content.
  • Complete the Learning Activity.
  • Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more.

    This workbook describes the major types of complimentary pain treatments, and their use in different types of pain management. The material is organized around the following categories:

  • Introduction
  • Invasive Physical Treatment
  • Noninvasive Physical Treatments
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
  • Conclusion

    The purpose of this program is to provide nurses and others an overview of the main types of complimentary pain treatments, and their use in different types of pain management.

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    Pain Management and Patient Care: Physical and Cognitive Treatment Online course
    • Course ID:
      244988
    • Duration:
      n/a
    • Price:
      $50