Persistent pain conditions are seen in all settings where clinicians practice. Knowing the mechanisms of persistent pain and centralized sensitization are an important step in formulating a plan of care for patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on November 2, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
Course Type: Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to describe at least two mechanisms of persistent pain and centralized sensitization.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three common signs and symptoms of a patient centralized sensitization.
- Participants will be able to outline at least three treatment ideas for patients with persistent pain and centralized sensitization diagnoses.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Pain definitions|
|30-45 Minutes||Physiology of pain|
|45-55 Minutes||Psychology of pain|
|55-80 Minutes||Symptoms of centralized sensitization|
|80-95 Minutes||PT assessment and treatment|
|95-110 Minutes||Affect with pain management|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jennifer Cumming, PT, MSPT, CLT, WCS
Jennifer Cumming, PT, MSPT, CLT, WCS graduated from Des Moines University in 2001. She began training for pelvic floor rehab through Herman and Wallace in 2004 while working at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. She developed the pelvic floor program at Norwegian American Hospital, a community hospital in Chicago. After moving to Kansas City, she joined the oncology and pelvic floor rehab teams at the University of Kansas Hospital. There, she helped to grow the pelvic floor and oncology rehab programs. She co-founded Foundational Concepts, Specialty Physical Therapy in 2013 to focus on pelvic floor physical therapy. She completed the Certified Lymphedema Therapist certification in 2011 through the Klose School. Jennifer has lectured for the Urology Association of Physician Assistants, the Missouri Physical Therapy Association annual conference, Combined Sections meeting in 2018, the Midwest Student Conclave sponsored by the KPTA, the University of Kansas Cancer Center BeWell series, and various community groups. She is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor and enjoys teaching physical therapy students interested in pelvic floor and women’s health rehab in the clinical setting. She is an adjunct professor for Rockhurst University Physical School and the University of Kansas Medical School.
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