Continuing Education 

Pain Guidelines-Function

Dr. Scott Munsterman teaches this second course in a series of three on Pain Management Guidelines. In this one-hour class, he will discuss pain as it relates to function as outlined in the National Pain Strategy published by the National Institute of Health. He reviews components of the history and physical examination in order to assess risk factors and identify behavioral comorbidities. Dr. Munsterman also utilizes case studies to illustrate the process and set treatment goals.



Module 1 Outline
  • How is Pain Relieved?
  • Goal: Accurate diagnosis with positive treatment outcome
  • Correct diagnosis for origin of pain
  • Assessment process
  • History of chief complaint
  • QUIZ



Module 2 Outline
  • Yellow flags
  • Red flags
  • Neurological, structural, functional, and pain diagnosis
  • Risk Factors: Behaviors
  • QUIZ



Module 3 Outline
  • Outcome Assessment: Musculoskeletal examples
  • Outcome Assessment: Inflammation
  • Outcome Assessment: Comorbidities: Behavior/Trauma
  • Coping Skills
  • QUIZ



Module 4 Outline
  • Fear Avoidance
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Opioid withdrawal, pain induced
  • Substance abuse
  • Case Study #1
  • QUIZ



Module 5 Outline
  • Case Study #2
  • Mechanisms of trauma and tissue correlation
  • Treatment plan
  • Putting it all together for coding and billing
  • QUIZ




Scott Munsterman, D.C.

CE Hours



Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz. 
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DISCLAIMER: While Palmer College of Chiropractic endeavors to bring diverse topics and viewpoints for continuing education options for Doctors of Chiropractic, the opinions of presenters do not necessarily represent the views of Palmer College. 
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