{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Should Radiofrequency Denervation Be Dropped From the Clinical Arsenal for Chronic Back Pain? - Vol. 33, No. 4


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/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the effect of radiofrequency denervation (RFDN) on the nerves supplying the spinal joints.
  2. Determine whether existing evidence supports the use of RFDN as a treatment for low back pain.
  3. Outline the Dutch program designed to expedite research while also determining the cost-effectiveness of a treatment.
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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: TPM1117
Published: November 2017
Expires: 10/31/2019
Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Mark L. Schoene
Categories: Pain Management