Integrative Pain Management Series II: Integrative Therapies

The Integrative Therapies course offers and in-depth look at a wide variety of integrative modalities including nutritional approaches, mind-body therapies, manual therapy techniques, acupuncture, and many more. This course will discuss the evidence for safety and benefit of these modalities in the settings of acute and chronic pain. Finally, the strength of evidence for specific pain syndromes will be covered.

Learning Objectives

  • Assess the evidence for the safety and benefit of nutrition, dietary supplements, herbal therapies, Traditional Chinese Medicine, hypnosis, mindfulness, guided imagery, biofeedback, energy medicine and movement and therapies for the management of pain.
  • Recognize when modalities are indicated or contraindicated.
  • Recognize effective integrative treatments based on the strength of evidence for pain states.

Completion Requirements

Complete all the course work, course evaluation, and the final test with a score of 70% or better. Upon successful completion you will be able to print your certificate of completion.

Target Audience

This online enduring material educational program is designed for physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, and physician assistants and other health care providers who have an interest in chronic pain treatment.


You can register and start immediately. If you register for the course and pay with a credit card you will have immediate access to the course. Once your registration is complete, logout and log back in and your course will be listed on the campus page. If you cannot remember your account information, click the Forgot Password link on the login page and it will be emailed to you.

Integrative Pain Management
Disclosure & Education Credit Info


ACCME/AMA PRA Accreditation and CME Designation Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course includes an assessment of 6 questions that you must answer 70% correctly or above in order to receive credit for participation. You are allowed unlimited re-attempts.

Current CME Approval Period: 2/28/2022 to 2/27/2024

Most Recent Review by Author: 2/20/2022

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Information

Dr. Robert Bonakdar has disclosed that he is a consultant for Standard Process. His presentation was reviewed to ensure that the content is fair, balanced, and non-promotional.

All other Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Faculty / Authors

Robert Bonakdar, MD, Director of Pain Management at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine and is the immediate past president of the American Academy of Pain Management.

Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, Co-Director of the Fellowship, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson.