Pain States 2: Pain Involving the Axial Spine
This presentation will illustrate pain states involving the axial spine and will include the cervical, thoracic, and lumbo-sacral spine.
Faculty: Brian M. Shelley, MD, ADAAPM, CIME
This 0.5 hour CME activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants as well as clinicians who treat chronic pain.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe the important features of spinal anatomy.
- Discuss the common presentations and treatments of spinal pain conditions.
Brian M. Shelley, MD, ADAAPM, CIME, is board-certified in family medicine, and serves as an Attending Physician at the University of New Mexico Pain Consultation and Treatment Center. At UNM, Dr. Shelley is Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Medical Director of the Chronic Pain and Headache Management TeleECHO Clinic, and Research Assistant Professor in Psychology. He is an Advanced Diplomate of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, and co-created this credential. Dr. Shelley is the Director of Albuquerque Independent Medical Services LLC, and is currently certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.
Staff and Content Validation Reviewer Disclosures
The staff involved with this activity and any content validation reviewers of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Planning Committee/Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Shelley reports the he has nothing to disclose.
Debra Nelson-Hogan, Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.
Cathleen Coneghen, Assistant Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.
The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
For questions regarding CME for this activity, you may reach the department of education at the Academy of Integrative Pain Management at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For successful completion of this activity, please complete a pre-test; utilize the audio recordings synched with the presentation slides and videos to review the content, providing answers to your questions as necessary; and complete a post-test and evaluation following the activity. You will then be prompted to print your certificate. This activity should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
This program is accredited for physicians, nurses, and psychologists. All other clinicians can submit the certificate of attendance upon completion of the program to their licensing boards for consideration of credit.
The American Academy of Pain Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Pain Management designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 0.50 Document of Attendance