Practical Considerations for the Responsible Use of Pain Medication

Chronic pain affects millions of people globally and significantly affects quality of life. Do you know how to safely and effectively manage this condition in your patients? Medscape has published a course on "Practical Considerations for the Responsible Use of Pain Medication". This activity has been reviewed and endorsed by WONCA Europe. Authors: Jo Nijs, PT, MT, PhD; Vered Simovich, MD; Mehmet Ungan, MD, PhD; Daniel Ciampi de Andrade, MD, PhD

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, neurologists, and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in pain management in Europe and Latin America.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to select appropriate and safe approaches to pain management.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Most appropriate approaches to managing different types of pain
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selecting the right analgesic for the right patient
    • Mitigating risk associated with different types of analgesics

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