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Our Pain Care Learning Center offers accredited education on a variety of pain management issues. New programs added every month!

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Pain Care Learning Center

A comprehensive resource for up-to-date pain education for all clinicians looking to provide optimal patient care.

Annual Clinical Meeting

Learn about the future of pain management, and connect with some of the most forward-thinking experts in the field, in San Diego, California, October 19-22, 2017.

Advanced Pain Management Practitioner (APMP) Certificate Program – Prescriber Edition

This program reinforces the expertise of those who have spent years practicing pain management, but who may not have the ability or desire to complete a fellowship training program.

Advanced Credentialed Pain Practitioner Curriculum Review Course

This online program, made up of 15 courses, highlights the essential and key concepts found in the 13 topics of the curriculum.

Featured Courses

Look through some of our featured courses, or view the entire catalog.

Post-Traumatic Headache: Knowledge Update

This course will provide insights into the myriad causes of headache following these types of injuries and the importance defining the responsible pain generators to optimize treatment efficacy.

New Frontiers in the Pathophysiology of Myofascial Pain

This dichotomy challenges pain management practitioners to learn how to palpate the soft tissue and distinguish active from latent MTrPs.

Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH) is defined as a state of nociceptive sensitization caused by exposure to opioids. The condition is characterized by a paradoxical response whereby a patient receiving opioids for the treatment of pain could actually become more sensitive to certain painful stimuli.

This 1-hour CME activity is designed for all clinicians who treat chronic pain.

The ABC's of ACT: Utilizing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain Syndrome

Created by Steven Hayes and his colleagues, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based therapeutic model that focuses on cognitive flexibility and behavioral change. The basic concepts of ACT will be introduced along with a review of the recent literature that supports its effectiveness for treating Individuals with chronic pain syndromes.

Trusting Your Patients: Objectivity and Subjectivity in Health and Health Care

Patients deceive practitioners all the time, sometimes intentionally, sometimes unintentionally. Objective analysis of the state of the patient’s condition can validate patients’ reports—but only of the state of the patient’s disease, injury, or deformity.

The Future of Pain Management: The Role of Self-Care and Integrative Collaboration

In 2010, the U.S. military, alarmed by increasing pain and opioid use by its members launched a multi-year taskforce to improve pain management for service members. A year later in its landmark 2011 report “Relieving Pain in America,” the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for a “cultural transformation” in how we manage pain and that better strategies for “self-management of pain be promoted.”