{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Differential Plasma Endocannabinoids and Cannabimimetic Fatty Acid Derivatives in the Transition From Acute to Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study - Vol. 39, No. 5

Activity Steps


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the components of the endocannabinoid system and its role in pain processing pathways.
  2. Distinguish demonstrated sex differences in the endocannabinoid system and the impact on vulnerability to chronic pain and analgesic effects.
  3. Summarize findings from a pilot study on plasma endocannabinoids and cannabimimetic fatty acid derivatives in men and women with acute and chronic low back pain.
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  • ACCME 1.5 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: TPM1223
Published: December 2023
Expires: 11/30/2025
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Divya Ramesh, PhD, and Angela Starkweather, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Categories: Pain Management