Course overview

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

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • 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.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Robert Bonakdar, MD

About rOBERT
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.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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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.