A Patient’s Perspective: An Interview with Wendy Whelan, NYCB Associate Artistic Director;
It Takes a Village: Creating & Maintaining Psychologically-Informed Care Teams (Faculty Panel Discussion);
10 foundational modules brought to you by an internationally recognized faculty of thought leaders and researchers emphasizing the practical “real-world” implementation of a PiP care model;
Module 1: From Biomedical to Biopsychosocial: The Evolution of PiP;
Module 2: The Patient-Provider Relationship: New Challenges in a Complex Health Care System;
Module 3: Neurophysiology and Neuropsychology of Pain: Current Evidence & Research Trends ;
Module 4: Essentials of Psychologically-Informed Clinical Evaluation and Treatment;
Module 5: Patient Education In a Time Constrained Health-Care Environment: What Works and How;
Module 6: Provider and Patient Skills Training: Motivating Behavior Change and Making It Stick;
Module 7: Psychologically Informed Surgical Decision-Making: Outcomes and Reimbursement Implications;
Module 8: Psychosocial Predictors, Moderators and Mediators: Impact on Outcomes and Chronic Spine Disability;
Module 9: PiP in Clinical Trials – Current and Next Generation Research;
Module 10: Assessment of Psychological Risk Factors/Risk Screening: Does Research Support Utility?;
Michael Jacob Schneider, DC, PhD
Rob J.E.M. Smeets, MD, PhD
Upon completion of this activity, participants should gain strategies to:
Describe the distinction between the biomedical and biopsychosocial paradigms of spine care;
Express the ability to identify patients who can benefit from PiP;
Recite knowledge of inter-personal communication techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral strategies and Motivational Interviewing;
Identify at least two behavioral changes you can implement immediately.
This course is open to all members and nonmembers in the medical field.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)s
The North American Spine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The North American Spine Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.