Integrative Pain Management
In this course, integrative approaches to pain management and their impact on care are discussed.
Robert Bonakdar, MD
Board Review Series
AIHM 2016 Annual Conference
Time to Complete
What you will learn
Dr. Bonakdar, editor and co‐author of the recent textbook Integrative Pain Management, will discuss this rapidly evolving topic. He will provide an overview of the current state of pain management, including areas where integrative approaches and initiatives can be instrumental in transforming care.By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Assess the current state of pain management in the US including areas of need.
- Explain the evidence for integrative pain management.
- Summarize how integrative options can be incorporated to improve pain care.
Certificate of Completion
Included in this course
Robert Bonakdar, MD
Dr. Bonakdar is the Director of Pain Management at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, the immediate past president of the American Academy of Pain Management. and co-editor of textbook Integrative Pain Management as part of the Weil Integrative Medicine library. After completing his family medicine residency he completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at Scripps Clinic with a focus on integrative pain management and is certified in the subspecialty of Headache Medicine by the United Council for Neurological Subspecialties. He has additionally completed a Richter Fellowship in Southeast Asia, where he studied acupuncture, Tai Chi and mind-body practices. In addition to pain management he has a strong interest in nutrition and is a Fellow, American College of Nutrition, co-director of the Natural Supplements: An Evidence Based Update, now in its 14th year and author of the HERBAL Guide: Dietary Supplement Resources for the Clinician. His current clinical and research interests include integrative approaches to chronic disease with a focus on pain, metabolic disease and stress management.
The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content.
This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.