Course overview

Integrative Pain Management

In this course, faculty discuss the importance of effective pain management, opioid misuse and disorders, non-pharmacological treatments for low back pain, and barriers of integrative pain management.
 Faculty

Christine Goertz, DC, PhD

 Conference Series

AIHM 2020 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons

1

 Time to Complete

45 minutes

 CME Eligible*

.75 Credits

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • In this course, faculty discuss the importance of effective pain management with regard to public health, how low back pain is the #1 cause of global disability, and how the mismanagement of pain has lead to opioid misuse and disorders. Faculty also review evidence of non-pharmacological treatments recommended by the American College of Physicians for Low Back pain and barriers identified in the delivery of integrative pain management therapies.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Understand why integrative pain management is important to public health.
    • Identify non-pharmacological treatments recommended by the American College of Physicians for Low Back Pain.
    • Describe a minimum of 3 barriers identified by key stakeholders related to integrative pain management.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion
  • CME/CEU Credits

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Christine Goertz, DC, PhD

Faculty Disclosure: No financial relationships with any ineligible companies.
About Christine
Christine Goertz, D.C., Ph.D. is a Professor in Musculoskeletal Research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Director of System Development and Coordination for Spine Health in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Spine Institute for Quality and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health at the University of Iowa. Formerly she was Vice Chancellor of Research and Health Policy at Palmer College of Chiropractic for eleven years. Dr. Goertz received her Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 1991 and her Ph.D. in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota in 1999. Her 30-year research career has focused on working with multi-disciplinary teams to design and implement clinical and health services research studies designed to increase knowledge regarding the effectiveness and cost of patient-centered, non-pharmacological treatments for spine-related disorders. Dr. Goertz has received nearly $32M in federal funding as either principal investigator or co-principal investigator, primarily from NIH and the Department of Defense, and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Goertz currently serves as a Member of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC), the Bone and Joint Initiative Low Back Pain Task Force, the CDC Opioid Workgroup and is Chairperson of the Board of Governors for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the
CME website.

*CME/CEU Credits

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring materials for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other healthcare professionals
 completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on May 31, 2022. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.

Enroll Now!

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. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course. 
The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.