Biofeedback in Chronic Pain (1 CE)

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SKU
1251CE

Number of Credits: 1

This course is for: Clinical Psychologists, Counselors, MFTs and SWs

Course By: Rachel Schoor, Ph.D.

Content By: Sielski, R., Rief, W., & Glombiewski, J. A. (2017). Efficacy of biofeedback in chronic back pain: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 24(1), 25-41. https://doi.org/10.0007/s12529-016-9572-9

Course Description: Chronic pain is a challenging health problem for health practitioners and clinicians. Individuals suffering from chronic back pain report substantial impairments in their daily activities, including social and work functioning. This study aimed to examine the short-term and long-term effects of biofeedback on pain-related outcomes. Researchers found that biofeedback treatment, whether standalone or as an additional feature in psychological or physical therapy, can lead to improvements in pain intensity, muscular tension, emotional state, and cognitive coping among chronic back pain patients in both the short- and long-term.   

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the purpose of the study and the methods related to the short- and long-term efficacy and treatment of biofeedback as examined in the article
  2. Analyze the data by exploring the statistical tests used in conjunction with the discussed findings
  3. Integrate the study limitations with the identified areas of future research

Course Outline

  • Read and understand Efficacy of biofeedback in chronic back pain: A meta-analysis
  • Review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Consider the factors related to biofeedback as a treatment for chronic back pain coupled with the statistical findings from the accompanying article
  • Work through the post-test questions; keep in mind that answer selections should be derived from the respective article
  • Return to the referenced article for any missed questions and/or to better understand the relationship between biofeedback interventions, chronic back pain, disability, and mental health

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

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Social workers completing this course receive 1 clinical continuing education credits.

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Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

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Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

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Board ApprovalsAmerican Psychological Association (APA), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NBCC, Florida Board - Social Work, MFT, Counseling, and Psychology, NYSED - Social Work, MFT and Counseling Only, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
CE FormatOnline, Text-Based