The goal of this continuing education program is to clarify healthcare professionals’ understanding of cancer pain and its clinical management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify five misconceptions that cause ineffective pain management.
- Compare addiction, physical dependence and tolerance.
- Discuss healthcare professionals’ responsibilities in pain management.
Gannett Healthcare Group is an approved sponsor by The New York State Education Department of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants from October 21, 2009 to October 20, 2015.
This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #GED012010TPTA2012004 for 1/1/2010 to 1/31/2013 and #1601004 for 02/01/13 to 01/31/16 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
As of 4/5/10, Gannett Education is recognized by The Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 12S0799 for 03/06/12 to 03/06/13; 13S0243 for 03/07/13 to 03/07/14)
The Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CP120018723 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12, CP130018729 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13).
The Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement (approval no. 4285 for 04/10/12 to 04/10/13; 4846 for 04/10/13 to 04/09/14).
The Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (PTCE003884 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/14). An updated Pennsylvania approval number for this course is pending. A current list of approved courses which included Gannett Education courses can be found at the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy website under Approved Continuing Education Programs: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/state_board_of%20_ph%20ysical_therapy/12522/licensure_information/572088
The New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 418-2012 for 02/01/12 to 01/31/14).
Approval of this course does not necessarily imply The Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by:
The Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 03/13/12 to 03/13/16.
The Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 4/11/12 to 7/31/13.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437-4241 for 03/01/12 to 03/01/13; 437-4634 for 03/01/13 to 03/01/14). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit. .
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Ceck with your state association or board.