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Pain Management, Opioid Safety, and PDMP (PMOP)

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Chronic Pain Education for Healthcare Providers:  Care of the Complex Patient

Program Description:  Chronic pain is a significant clinical challenge for both patients and providers. Complex patients who do not respond to traditional medical treatments are often overwhelmed by pain and overwhelming for providers who don’t know what else to do. Collaborative self-management extends strategies for managing chronic illness to the problem of chronic pain.

Available 24/7 via TRAIN

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Audience:  The target audience is all health care professionals who deliver care to patients with chronic pain.

Modality: Web-based training

Credit/hours:  2.0 hours

Accreditations:  ACCME,ASWB, ANCC, ACPE, APA, APTA

Additional Information: To access this course, please click on the link at the top of the page.  If you are not familiar with the VA TMS, go to the TMS Resources website at  For questions or issues regarding the VA TMS website, please contact your local VA TMS Administrator.  The list of VA TMS Administrators can be found at:

Questions?  If you require assistance, please contact the VHA TRAIN Help Desk by email at

This course is jointly offered by the Pain Management, Opioid Safety and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (11SPEC20) and the Veterans Health Administration Employee Education System.  You received this announcement because of your likely interest in the content of the specific offering.  Please forward this note to other VHA employees who might also be interested in this learning opportunity.


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