Therapeutic Neuroscience Education: Educating Patients About Pain

May 7, 2018 to May 8, 2018

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This is a private course and registrations are not being accepted.
 

Course Description

This class is designed to update attendees on the latest evidence and clinical application of therapeutic neuroscience education for patients in pain. Current best evidence has shown that neuroscience educational strategies utilizing neurobiology and neurophysiology are able to reduce pain, increase function, reduce fear and catastrophization, improve movement and change cognitions and brain activation during pain experiences. Therapeutic neuroscience education changes patient beliefs regarding their pain, thus reducing the threat of pain.

This class will discuss the evolution of therapeutic neuroscience education, why neuroscience education is needed in patient care and, more importantly, the clinical application and implementation of therapeutic neuroscience education for patients with acute, sub-acute and chronic pain. Special features include various metaphors, images, examples and case studies explaining neuroscience to patients in pain. In addition the class will cover clinical issues such as compliance, pacing exercise and activity, incorporation of therapeutic neuroscience education with traditional movement based therapy, billing and insurance reimbursement concerns and delivering therapeutic neuroscience education in busy, time-constrained clinical environments. This class is a must for all professionals dealing with patients in pain.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the latest evidence for therapeutic neuroscience education.
  2. Demonstrate the clinical ability to apply therapeutic neuroscience education to clinical practice with the use of at least one metaphor shared in class.
  3. List at least half of the output systems discussed in class and their response in a chronic pain patient.
  4. List potential strategies to implement therapeutic neuroscience into clinic practice regarding time, staff, billing and traditional therapeutic treatments.
  5. Design a treatment plan for a chronic pain patient based on output system dysfunctions with correct pain neurophysiological reasoning behind the treatment with information provided in the course.

Agenda

Day 1 
8 amIntroduction and Welcome
8:15 amOur Patient and Our Reasoning
9:15 amCognitions and Pain
10 amBreak
10:15 amEducation Patients
11 amTherapeutic Neuroscience Education: Nociception and Pain
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pmTherapeutic Neuroscience Education: Neuropathic Pain
3 pmTherapeutic Neuroscience Education: Central Sensitivity
4:15 pmBreak
4:30 pmTherapeutic Neuroscience Education: Multiple Output Mechanisms Defending
6 pmAdjourn
Day 2 
8 amRecap and Review from Day 1
8:15 amClinical Application: Step-by-Step Education for Patients in Pain
10 amBreak
10:15 amClinical Application: Step-by-Step Education for Patients in Pain (cont).
11 amClinical Issues: Time, Duration, Billing, Other Therapy, Frequency and More…
12 pmLunch
1 pmTherapy for Pain: Exercise, Movement and More…
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pmCase Study: “Everything Hurts; Nothing helps” – Putting it all Together
3:45 pmSummary, Questions and Finish
4 pmAdjourn

    Instructor

    Kory Zimney, PT, DPT, CSMT

    Kory received a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1994. He completed his transitional DPT from Des Moines University in 2010. Currently he works as an Assistant Professor with the University of South Dakota Physical Therapy Department and maintains clinical practice one day per week with Mercy Business Health Services in Sioux City, IA working with outpatient work related injuries and providing on-site loss prevention services for local businesses. His primary teaching and treatment focus is with evidence-based practice for orthopedic injuries along with client and community health education and therapeutic neuroscience education. Along with patient care he has advanced training in work injury management and ergonomics. Past work experiences have been with various community-based hospitals working in multiple patient care areas of inpatient, skilled rehab, home health, acute rehab, work conditioning/hardening and outpatient. He also was department manager of rehabilitation services at St. Luke’s Health System in Sioux City for eight years. He is an Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the APTA, Certified Spinal Manual Therapist (CSMT) through International Spine and Pain Institute and has completed Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) through the Gray Institute.

    Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Zimney indicated he has no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

    Questions

    International Spine and Pain Institute
    PO Box 232
    Story City, IA 50248
    866-235-4289
    info@ispinstitute.com

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 14.50 AOA Category 2­A
    • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 14.50 IBON
    • 14.50 CE Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    05/07/2018
    Course expires: 
    05/08/2018
    Event starts: 
    05/07/2018 - 8:00am
    Event ends: 
    05/08/2018 - 4:00pm
    Cost:
    $0.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Fort Bliss
    El Paso, TX
    United States
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    Continuing Education Credit

    • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the International Spine and Pain Institute. DMU is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 14.5 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
    • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 14.5 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
    • Other: This live activity is designated for 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

    Educational Grants

    No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity

    Disclosure

    Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

    Available Credit

    • 14.50 AOA Category 2­A
    • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 14.50 IBON
    • 14.50 CE Contact Hours

    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    05/07/2018
    Course expires: 
    05/08/2018

    Price

    Cost:
    $0.00
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