AMS – IM – Common Issues: Analgesic Conundrums; Chronic Pain; Migraine Headache

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Topics and Objectives

Title: Internal Medicine – Common Issues: Analgesic Conundrums; Chronic Pain; Migraine Headache
Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.; John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.; Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1:

Analgesic Conundrums: Pain Treatment in Rheumatic Diseases

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Recognize the various non-pharmacologic techniques to relieve pain.
  2. Identify the relative benefits and risks of non-opioid analgesics for Rheumatic conditions as noted by the American College of Rheumatology Recommendations.
  3. Describe the relative benefits and risks of opioid analgesics for Rheumatic conditions. 

TOPIC 2:

Treatment of Chronic Pain in the Elderly.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Relate the adverse effects of NSAIDs in the elderly and prescribe them in accordance with the American College of Rheumatology guidelines.
  2. Recognize the risk factors associated with an increased risk of accidental overdose from opiates.
  3. Specify the ADRs associated with opiate use in the elderly.
  4. Develop an evidence based treatment plan for a patient with neuropathic pain. 

TOPIC 3:

Migraine Headaches – Update on Diagnosis and Treatment.

Upon completion of this session, using the International Headache Society and U.S. Headache Consortium Guidelines and the National Guideline Clearinghouse and the evidence-based reports from Clinical Evidence, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Construct the approach for evaluating a patient with possible migraine headaches.
  2. Assess the advantages of supportive therapy and lifestyle changes in treating migraine headaches compared to pharmacologic therapy.
  3. Appraise the pharmacologic options for treating the acute pain of a migraine headache.
  4. Recommend a prophylactic therapy regimen for patients with recurrent migraine headaches.

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Title: Internal Medicine – Common Issues: Analgesic Conundrums; Chronic Pain; Migraine Headache
Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.; John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.; Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1:

Analgesic Conundrums: Pain Treatment in Rheumatic Diseases

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Recognize the various non-pharmacologic techniques to relieve pain.
  2. Identify the relative benefits and risks of non-opioid analgesics for Rheumatic conditions as noted by the American College of Rheumatology Recommendations.
  3. Describe the relative benefits and risks of opioid analgesics for Rheumatic conditions. 

TOPIC 2:

Treatment of Chronic Pain in the Elderly.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Relate the adverse effects of NSAIDs in the elderly and prescribe them in accordance with the American College of Rheumatology guidelines.
  2. Recognize the risk factors associated with an increased risk of accidental overdose from opiates.
  3. Specify the ADRs associated with opiate use in the elderly.
  4. Develop an evidence based treatment plan for a patient with neuropathic pain. 

TOPIC 3:

Migraine Headaches – Update on Diagnosis and Treatment.

Upon completion of this session, using the International Headache Society and U.S. Headache Consortium Guidelines and the National Guideline Clearinghouse and the evidence-based reports from Clinical Evidence, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Construct the approach for evaluating a patient with possible migraine headaches.
  2. Assess the advantages of supportive therapy and lifestyle changes in treating migraine headaches compared to pharmacologic therapy.
  3. Appraise the pharmacologic options for treating the acute pain of a migraine headache.
  4. Recommend a prophylactic therapy regimen for patients with recurrent migraine headaches.

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