Individual Differences in Pain: Understanding the Mosaic that Makes Pain Personal

Course Overview

3 CEUs.

Purchase access to the questionnaire on this open access journal article. You will be required to read the article and answer multiple choice questions related to the article (you must get 70% and above to qualify for the 3 CEUs).

Objectives of this course:

On completion of this CPD activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Define pain.
  2. Explain how to conceptualise the individual differences in pain.
  3. Discuss the factors that are associated with pain responses, these include demographic, biopsychosocial factors.
  4. Discuss how the individual differences in pain affect the assessment and treatment of pain.

R200.00

Description

Citation:

Fillingim RB. Individual differences in pain: understanding the mosaic that makes pain personal. Pain. 2017 Apr;158 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):S11-S18. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000775. PMID: 27902569; PMCID: PMC5350021.

Summary of the article:

This review article discusses the individual differences in pain including the roles demographic, genetic and psychological factors and their interactions which form a mosaic. Understanding this mosaic that makes pain personal is essential for the correct assessment and treatment of pain for each individual client.

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Estelle Theron
Posted 3 weeks ago
VERY INFORMATIVE PAIN COURSE

Good to know it is not the OT's role to assess and comment or diagnose malingering

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