Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe the prevalence of chronic pain in pediatric patients and its impact on normal growth and development.
  2. Cite the new concepts of the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia and pain processing disorders, and rationale for therapy.
  3. Recognize how to diagnose FM and use evidence based treatment modalities; role of opioids and other medications.

Faculty

Peter Blier, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
UMMS - Baystate

 

Commercial Relationships: None

Session date: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Chestnut 1 A & B
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Pain Management

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