Pain Management: Pain Pathophysiology Course Overview

Pain Management: Pain Pathophysiology Course Overview

This course is designed to help learners differentiate between acute and chronic pain and identify best methods for managing pain according to evidence-based practice.
Quick Takes

  • New version released on Aug. 1, 2020.
  • Learners can earn 0.75 CNE contact hours.

This course discusses the pathophysiology of pain and the related implications for pain management.


  • Identifies symptoms, treatment options and classifications of pain. 
  • Video examples of nociception and transduction.


  • Differentiate between acute and chronic pain.
  • Identify processes and classifications of nociceptive and neuropathic pain.
  • Explain how treatments for pain relate to the pathophysiology of pain.

Note: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems.


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