Course Overview

Integrative Pain Management

This presentation will discuss methods for evaluating pain care and motivating transformational change in pain care treatment.
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2021 Annual Conference

October 29-31, 2021

Required Lessons

1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation

Time to Complete

60 minutes

Non-CME Eligible*

CME Expired
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Course Info
Course Faculty

What you will learn

 Course Summary

This presentation will discuss methods for evaluating pain care and motivating transformational change in pain care treatment.

 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Review the prevalence and rationale for integrative pain management.
  • Examine barriers to pain management.
  • Discuss opportunities for reaching true integrative pain management (pain care 2.0).
See course outline below for additional information.

This course includes:

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

Course Faculty

Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN


Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN, DAAPM, is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP), the American Holistic Medical Association, and the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He has conducted award - winning research and presented at numerous conferences in the area of herbal and natural medicines. Dr. Bonakdar received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree in psychobiology from Occidental College in Los Angeles. He received the Richter Fellowship for Independent International Research in the field of Southeast Asian heath practices and studied in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, and Indonesia. He completed a clinical and research fellowship in integrative medicine at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla and a residency in family practice at the Sharp Grossmont Family Practice Residency Program in San Diego. He is the co - editor of the textbook of Integrative Pain Management (Oxford University Press 2016), the author of the H.E.R.B.A.L. Guide: Dietary Supplement Resources for the Clinician. (Lippincott, 2010) and contributing author for Integrative Medicine 4th Edition (ed. David Rakel MD) (Elsevier, 2017).


  • Oxford University Press
  • Lippincott (LWW) Publishing
  • Elsevier (Practice Update)
  • Standard Process

All disclosures were mitigated prior to the activity.

Accreditation and CME

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

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.

Course Outline

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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. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.