I. The Etiopathogenesis and Basics of Pain
This module begins with a brief overview the history of pain to its current understanding. This will be followed by a review of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) definition of pain and different types of pain (nociceptive, nociplastic and neuropathic pain). Finally, outline the relationships between acute, subacute and chronic pain.
CME Credit Available:
.75 AOA Category 1-A credits
.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Review and Release Date:
This activity is valid from October 31, 2023 until October 31, 2026.
Dr. Robert N. Agnello, DO, FACOFP
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
Robert N. Agnello, DO, FACOFP is assistant professor of family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine at CUSOM. He has been adjunct faculty since the inception of CUSOM in 2013 assisting the OMM department. Dr. Agnello is board-certified in family medicine since 2001 via Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ and added a CAQ in pain medicine in 2017. He has worked at the Womack Army Medical Center in family medicine since 2010 and interdisciplinary pain medicine since 2014. Clinical interest is in pain management via integrative osteopathic medicine. The focus is to develop osteopathic plans of medical care through using a combination of integrative medicine strategy. Research interest includes complementary care modalities and the impact techniques such as osteopathic manipulation, auricular acupuncture and functional medicine have on pain.
Dr. Robert N. Agnello, DO, FACOFP has no disclosures.