The Relationship Between Pain, Stress and Sleep

Activity description

There is a growing body of research that explores the interrelationships between pain, stress and sleep. This activity will review the interrelationship of pain and sleep on physical activity, stress and behavior, as well as the importance of assessing sleep quality for individuals with pain. Dr. Schubiner will also highlight techniques to reduce stress and improve sleep.

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This activity is jointly provided by OptumHealth Education and Healthcare Transformation – UnitedHealth Group Alliances.

Commercial support
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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of case managers, health and wellness coaches, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, PAs, physicians, psychologists, social workers, therapists and other HCPs who have an interest in the care of individuals with chronic pain.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explore the importance of the biopsychosocial approach to whole person well-being.
  • Understand psychological factors and their impact on pain outcomes.
  • Appraise the reciprocal relationships between pain, stress and sleep as well as the importance of stress management and good sleep hygiene for recovery and improved quality of life.
  • Identify simple, accessible techniques to reduce stress and improve sleep when experiencing pain conditions and exacerbations.
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 APA
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CCMC - General
  • 1.00 NBC-HWC
  • 1.00 ASWB
Activity opens: 
08/14/2020
Activity expires: 
08/14/2023
Rating: 
0

Presenter
Howard Schubiner, MDHoward Schubiner, MD
Director, Mind Body Medicine Program
Department of Internal Medicine
Providence-Providence Park Hospital
Ascension Health
Clinical Professor
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Southfield, MI

About the presenter
Dr. Howard Schubiner is an internist and director of the Mind Body Medicine Center at Ascension Providence Hospital. He is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Schubiner has authored more than 100 publications in scientific journals and books and lectures regionally, nationally, and internationally. He has consulted for the American Medical Association, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Mental Health. He has conducted several research studies on mind-body approaches to chronic pain. Dr. Schubiner is the author of three books: Unlearn Your PainUnlearn Your Anxiety and Depression, and Hidden From View, written with Dr. Allan Abbass. 

Activity planners
Sarah Chart, RN
Senior Director
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Karen Dohmen, RN, BSN 
Director, Clinical Projects
Healthcare Transformation – UnitedHealth Group Alliances
Eden Prairie, MN

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Sandra Kraemer, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Programs Director
Healthcare Transformation – UnitedHealth Group Alliances
Eden Prairie, MN

Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM, OptumHealth Education requires all those in control of activity content to disclose their relevant financial relationships. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if such person (or his/her spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services relate to the activity content.

OptumHealth Education ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.

Ms. Chart and Ms. Gleason have indicated that they are employees of and own stock in UnitedHealth Group.

Dr. Howard Schubiner has indicated that he has ownership interests with Mind Body Publishing and Freedom from Chronic Pain (a Mind Body Co.). He is also on the advisory board and speakers bureau of the Curable app.

Method for calculating CE credit
CE credit was calculated by the complexity of content.

Accreditation statement
Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education and Healthcare Transformation – UnitedHealth Group Alliances. OptumHealth Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Credit designation statements
IPCE Credit LogoThis activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

 

Nurses
The participant will be awarded up to 1.00 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

Nurse practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.

Pharmacists/Pharmacy technicians
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hour ([0.10] CEU) in states that recognize ACPE.
Attending the full program will earn 1.00 contact hour.
Unique Activity Number(s): JA0007123-9999-20-143-H04-P/T

Physicians
OptumHealth Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Case managers
The Commission for Case Manager Certification has approved this program for a maximum of 1.00 clock hours for Certified Case Managers (CCM).

Health and Wellness Coaches
This CE course is approved by ICHWC for 1.00 continuing education units (CEP #100115).

Psychologists
OptumHealth Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. OptumHealth Education maintains responsibility for this program. 1.00 CE hour.

Social workers
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, OptumHealth Education is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. OptumHealth Education maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 enduring continuing education credits.

Counselors and/or marriage and family therapists 
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization from which they wish to obtain credit.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 APA
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CCMC - General
  • 1.00 NBC-HWC
  • 1.00 ASWB
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