This course is designed to provide an introduction to managing patients with chronic spinal issues. It is intended for care managers in the primary care or ambulatory care settings. This recorded material is available for nursing and social work enduring continuing education credits.
- Review the epidemiology involving low back pain in the US
- Review the purpose of an interdisciplinary spine rehabilitation program
- Discuss the typical treatment plan for low back pain and escalation of treatment strategies based on patient symptoms
- Discuss patient challenges when inflicted with chronic low back pain
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Kelly Armstrong, MD
Dr. Armstrong Dr. Kelly Armstrong is a full-time physiatrist and specializes in treating patients with complex medical illnesses, cancer and related conditions, musculoskeletal injuries, women’s health, and sports-related injuries at Mary Free Bed Spine Center.
Jim is the Director of the Spine & Pain Center for Mary Free Bed. He is a physical therapist who has been practicing for the last 25 years specializing in spinal rehabilitation. He has a Master’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Doctorate from Boston University.
The presenter and all planners have indicated that they have no commercial interests related to the content of this educational activity.
Available Continuing Education Credits
Michigan Board of Nursing:
“A Review of Pain, Chronic Pain, Headache and Spine Care” is approved for 1.0 contact hour for each attended presentation by the Michigan Nurses Association, an approver of continuing nursing education by the Michigan Board of Nursing.
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1.0 CE contact hour(s) for each attended presentation. Activity code: I00022361 Approval Number: 160003153. To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org.
This course is approved for 1.0 contact hour for each attended presentation by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Course approval #: 080516-00
To obtain credits:
- Register below
- Watch the recording
- Complete the evaluation and attest completion
- Download the certificate after completing and submitting the evaluation
Watch the recording.
Complete the following evaluation. Your certificate will be emailed within 5-7 days to the address provided at registration.