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Neuropathic Pain: Cause (NEPAC)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Neuropathic Pain: Cause
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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsThe sensation of pain results from adverse physical or emotional experiences that cause actual or perceived tissue damage. The most common pain sensation, nociceptive pain, results from physical tissue damage, which is experienced through the nervous system. A second type of pain, neuropathic pain, stems from a malfunction in the central and/or peripheral nervous system. Because its source is internal, neuropathic pain may lack an obvious origin. This course discusses the pathophysiology and epidemiology of neuropathic pain.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Neuropathic Pain: Cause course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Common Types of Neuropathic Pain
6. Four Steps of Pain Perception
7. Pain Neurotransmitters
8. Mechanism of Neuropathic Pain
9. Painful Diabetic Neuropathy
10. Postherpetic Neuralgia
11. Trigeminal Neuralgia
12. Progress Check

13. Objectives
14. Incidence and Prevalence
15. Progress Check

16. Summary


List five diseases that can cause neuropathic pain.
Describe the four steps involved in the body`s pain perception process: transduction, transmission, modulation, and perception.
Describe the three mechanisms researchers have proposed to explain how neural injury causes neuropathic pain.
Explain that diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuropathy are the two most common types of neuropathic pain.
Estimate the prevalence of different types of neuropathic pain.

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