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Additional Pain Training

A Note about Continuing Education Hours 

In addition to the Module, certain health care professionals are required to complete six (6) additional continuing education hours in pain or palliative care. These CEUs must be approved with proper accreditation required by your licensing board. If you have questions regarding the additional 6 CEUs please contact your licensing board
Below are some examples of the type of classes that may meet this requirement. The Oregon Pain Management Commission is not affiliated with and does not provide oversight of any training listed below. 

Time Sensitive Opportunities

The Opioid Puzzle: Best Practices in Healthcare: 6 units

When: October 10, 2014 | Friday | 8:30am to 3:00pm

Provided by: Pacific University

Where: College of Health Professions, Hillsboro, Oregon

What: The Opioid Puzzle: Best Practices in Healthcare  This workshop is intended for healthcare providers whose patients suffer from pain and treatment considers or includes controlled substances for pain relief. The course is designed to be interprofessional, using established adult learning principles and integrating activities that support small group collaboration and innovation in case study activities.


This course has been approved for CE by the following:

  •        Oregon Board of Pharmacy
  •        Oregon Occupational Therapy Licensing Board
  •        Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
  •        American Academy of Physician Assistants
  •        Oregon Health Licensing Authority for Nursing Home Administrators
  •        Washington State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission


Information: Pacific University College of Health Professions Continuing Education can be found at www.pacificu.edu/chp/continuingeducation or contacting Lisa Downing or call 503.352.2663



Ongoing CEU Opportunities

Oregon Pain Management: 6 Units
Provided by: ATrain Education, Inc 
Where: https://www.atrainceu.com/course/oregon-pain-and-its-management-063

What: A 6-unit accredited online course that meets the pain management requirement for Oregon healthcare professionals. Read the course, pass the test, register and pay, then print your certificate. 
Information: ATrain Education, Inc is an approved provider through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the CA Board of Registered Nursing, and the Florida Board of Nursing. For more information visit our website at www.ATrainCeu.com, call 707 459-1315, or e-mail: Sharon@ATrainCeu.com

 PCC Pain Management Seminar 
Portland Community College offers a pain management seminar four times a year. The program is titled "Pain Management for Health Professionals" and will fulfill the six hour portion of the continuing education requirement in approved CEU's. You may call (503)977-4933 for more information or visit the PCC website at http://www.pcc.edu/enroll/registration/


 Online Joint & Trigger Point Injection Program 
The online Joint & Trigger Point Injection Program is approved for a maximum of 8.5 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 2.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1002034. For more information or to sign up: http://www.injectioncourses.com 



Pain Management for Oregon Health Professionals: 6 CEUs
Provided by:
Biologix Solutions LLC
Where:  http://blxtraining.com (http://blxtraining.com/oregon/)
What: This course will fulfill the requirement for 6 hours of continuing education in pain management for all healthcare professionals in Oregon.  
Information: Biologix Solutions LLC is a nationally accredited provider of online continuing education for medical, nursing, dental, physical therapy and other healthcare professionals. For more information, please visit our website www.blxtraining.com or contact us at admin@blxtraining.com


A Nurse's Guide to Pain Management: 6.0 hrs


Provided by: Gannett Education
What:  The purpose of this course is to help nurses — who spend more time with patients with pain than any other members of the healthcare team — to assume an active role in the team approach to pain assessment and management. (This course does not provide a substantial focus on chronic pain, but highlights a general overview on the treatment of pain.)
Information:  Gannett Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. For more information, please visit http://ce.nurse.com/Accreditation.aspx