Target audience: 

Primary Care Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Patients with chronic pain

Learning objectives: 

Given a patient with chronic pain, explain how you would approach the patient differently using biobehavioral vs biopharmacologic model, as explained by the 4PCP modules.

For patients with chronic pain, the practitioner will monitor their own Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) until they see a satisfactory decrement in opioid prescribing.

For a patient with chronic pain, the physician will be able to identify, explore, and recount the patients status in the following domains as explained by the 4PCP Modules:

  • Pain beliefs
  • Validation
  • Catastrophization
  • Fear-Avoidance
  • Self-efficacy
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Directors:

Thomas Chelimsky, MD

Gisela Chelimsky, MD


Planning Team Members:

Pippa Simpson, PhD (stats)

Ian Worcester, BS (CRC)

Jeff Janata, PhD – UH Cleveland

Elizabeth Lane, DPT – University of Utah

Ted Parran, MD – Case Western


Ian Worcester
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0604
Session date: 
05/06/2020 - 12:00am CDT to 01/01/2022 - 12:00am CST
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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