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CPRA Releases First CME on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions

Please circulate this announcement to your professional and/or departmental networks.


The Chronic Pain Research Alliance, in partnership with the International Pelvic Pain

Society, is pleased to announce the release of our newly developed Continuing Medical

Education (CME) program on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions (COPCs) titled, “A

Biopsychosocial Approach to the Clinical Management of Chronic Overlapping Pain



This activity – hosted by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) – is

designated for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.


If you are not a current IASP member (or do not have IASP login credentials), please

follow the instructions below to access the course free of charge by registering as a nonmember.

To access the program, visit:

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of the course’s PowerPoint slide set and

corresponding slide notes for teaching purposes, please contact CPRA’s Director,

Christin Veasley by email ( or phone (401-316-2089).


Instructions for Accessing the CME

  • Step 1: Visit and click on “login.” Do this even if you are not an IASP member.
  • Step 2: Log in with your IASP credentials – or – if you do not have an IASP account, create a new non-member account.
  • Step 3: Visit to access the course.