144: Chronic Pain---The Interface Between Medicine and Psychology

DAY
August 09, 2014
Time & Place
8 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
Level
Introductory
CE Credits
4
Enrollment Limit
40
Description
Recent evidence clearly demonstrates that psychosocial variables are the best predictors of medical outcomes. Psychologists will increasingly find themselves in collaborative roles with medical colleagues to inform treatment. This introductory workshop will describe the role of the psychologist in the medical setting using fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and addiction in chronic pain as examples. A review of the available literature on the three conditions, unique interdisciplinary clinical experiences and interactive case reviews will be presented.
Learning Objectives
1. Describe the role of the psychologist in medical setting in general.
2. Describe specifically how psychologists can add to patient outcomes in the medical setting.
3. Summarize problems inherent in treating patients with disabling chronic pain and addiction.
4. Discuss the role of psychology in the treatment of co-morbid pain and addiction. 
5. Identify common psychological conditions in an MS population.
6. Identify treatment options for psychological conditions in MS.
7. Identify the most common psychological symptoms and challenges in FM.

Instructor(s)
Sara A. Davin, PsyD, MPH, Judith Scheman, PhD, and Amy MB Sullivan, PsyD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland
Pricing

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15-June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1-Aug. 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410