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Grand Rounds: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Pain and Sleep Disorders

04-01-2022

By Sarah Love, PsyD, Pediatric Psychologist , Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Psychology and Psychiatry

More about Sarah Love, PsyD


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Examine the relationship between pediatric chronic pain and commonly co-occurring sleep disturbances and disorders. 2. Identify presence of sleep disturbances and disorders amongst youth with chronic pain. 3. Develop awareness of cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques utilized in the treatment of pediatric chronic pain and sleep disorders.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.

Identified Gap:

Relationship between chronic pain and sleep disturbances among pediatric patients and improved therapy techniques.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour(s)

Expiration Date for CE/CME Credit:

03-31-2023

Method of Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CE/CME credit.

Disclosure:

Dr. Love has indicated that there are no relevant financial or other relationships with any commercial interests and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Bibliography:

Palermo, T. M. (2012). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic pain in children and adolescents. Oxford University Press.

Valrie, C. R., Bromberg, M. H., Palermo, T., & Schanberg, L. E. (2013). A systematic review of sleep in pediatric pain populations. Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics: JDBP, 34(2), 120.

Lewin, D. S., & Dahl, R. E. (1999). Importance of sleep in the management of pediatric pain. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

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