Pain Management with Substance Abusing Clients- 8 Hours

Instructors: Stephanie Adams, MA, LPC

Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Ph.D., LMHC, CRC, NCC

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Learner Objectives

  • Explain why pain management matters.
  • Name various treatment team members.
  • List drug and non-drug treatment options.
  • Learn the three classes of analgesics.
  • Name goals of pain therapy.
  • Develop skills for communicating with a medical practitioner about pain.
  • Describe pain using numerical, verbal and visual scales.
  • Discuss concerns for use of opiod medication for pain treatment.
  • Discuss and describe the "Opiod Contract".
  • List the five classes of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
  • Identify prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the U.S.
  • Compare and contrast Injection and Infusion therapies.
  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of various treatments.
  • Learn four stress management techniques.
  • Classify methods of pain management that can be completed by the client on their own.
  • Learn about promising new treatment options.
$24.00 for 90 days
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