Pain and Addiction

This session is designed to review approaches to managing co-occurring pain and substance use disorder, including application to individual patient cases.


To participate in this session:

  1. Complete Pretest.

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  2. Watch video.
  3. Complete evaluation and pay for session.
  4. Retrieve continuing education certificate.

Presentation slides:

Pain and Addiction Presentation Slides Series Toolkit


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At the conclusion of this training course the participant will be able to:

  1. Plan for patient challenges and barriers when treating pain and addiction.
  2. Apply concepts learned to individual cases including parameters to consider when evaluating whether buprenorphine is appropriate for a given patient.
  3. Recognize psychogenic pain syndromes and associated clinical implications.
  4. Understand the pain-addiction triangle.


The course is intended for providers, nurses, social workers, medical assistants, community health works, and other care team members who are seeking to expand their knowledge and skills.


Edward Jouney, D.O., M.S.

Dr. Jouney is an addiction psychiatrist and forensic psychiatric fellow at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry at Michigan Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry. He is a consulting psychiatrist at the UM High-Risk OB Clinic and has successfully trained in Addiction Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Dr. Jouney received his D.O. degree at Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Jouney serves on the University of Michigan Health System Controlled Substance Quality Improvement Committee.

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$25 for members; $25 for non-members

To pay for this course, please click the evaluation link.

Contact Amy Wales at for any questions.

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credit Available: Providers, Nurses & Social Workers

Session Contact Hours: 2

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.

In order to receive credit for this activity, the learner must complete the pretest, attend the full recorded webinar, complete the posttest and evaluation, and pay for the session. Upon receipt of the posttest and evaluation, the certificate of completion will be awarded.

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