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Faculty

Monica Enamandram, MD

Department of Dermatology,
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

James P. Rathmell, MD

Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine,
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Alexandra B. Kimball, MD, MPH

Department of Dermatology,
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Accredited by

American Academy of Dermatology

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Course Description

After completing this learning activity, participants should be able to:
• Describe important mechanisms/pathways and pathophysiology of pain states as they manifest in dermatologic conditions.
• Assess patients’ pain severity and discuss biopsychosocial factors that impact pain management (including treatment goals and selection of therapeutic agents).
• Compare and contrast the expected efficacy and risk/benefit ratio of commonly prescribed non-opioid analgesics for individualized dermatologic therapy and pain management and develop individualized pain management strategies and set appropriate goals for patients’ pain relief, functional improvement, and restoration of psychological health.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME / CE
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2015-Oct-01
Expiration Date:2018-Nov-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$31.50

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