New ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 2: Management of Chronic Pain With Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Episode two of the new “MedChat” podcast is now available; the podcast provides an option for convenient continuing medical education for physicians.

This episode of the “MedChat” podcast addresses chronic pain management through complementary and integrative medicine, and is geared toward specialists in internal medicine, family medicine and other specialties that treat patients with chronic pain.

Moderator James T. Jennings, M.D., medical director, adult primary care for Norton Medical Group; speaks with Rachel J. Busse, M.D., family medicine physician with Norton Community Medical Associates – Highlands and director of integrative medicine at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital.

Topics addressed in this episode:

  • Recent research data for the management of chronic pain with complementary and integrative medicine (CIM).
  • Complementary and integrative medicine options for the treatment of chronic pain as an alternative to prescribing analgesics (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or opioids).
  • Clinical indications of CIM modalities for the treatment of chronic pain.

This activity is supported in part with a grant from Cardinal Health.

Physician Credits

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American Medical Association

Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Norton Healthcare designates this other activity (podcast) for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

HB1 / Prescribing Controlled Substances

The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has approved the podcast Management of Chronic Pain With Complementary and Integrative Medicine for .50 HB1 credit hours. ID# 0419-H.50-NHC4b

About the “MedChat” podcast: “MedChat” is a monthly podcast that fills a unique professional gap and is structured around a conversation addressing key issues for each topic. “MedChat” podcasts last 30 minutes, so you can listen on your way to work, while walking the dog, eating your lunch or another convenient time for you.

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