Dr. Woodbury is the Associate Professor, Associate Vice Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
You will explore the latest understanding of the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia and employ the Lumina Diagnostic Aid, Lumina Care Plans for Fibromyalgia, and Lumina Patient Companion to diagnose the disorder more accurately, treat it more effectively, and lessen the burden it imposes on those living with it.
This 20 hour course has been developed to complete at your own pace and has been designed for primary healthcare providers, pain specialists, neurologists and nurses.
Fibromyalgia course features
- 3 modules
- Interactive design
- Mobile-friendly layout
- Expert and patient interviews
- High-quality videos
- Downloadable resources
- Progress tracking
- Searchable content
- Optional exam-prep quizzes
- Exams for certification (25 CPD points)
Module 1: Understanding Fibromyalgia
The first module covers the pathophysiology, clinical features and types of fibromyalgia. It also introduces the Lumina Diagnostic Aid – a pre-consultation tool that assesses the characteristics of a patient’s pain and other symptoms and provides the healthcare provider with an accurate suggested diagnosis to be confirmed during the first consultation.
Module 2: Treating Fibromyalgia
The second module addresses the cause of fibromyalgia pain and introduces the Lumina Care Plan for Fibromyalgia. You will explore all the different treatment options included in the care plan like electrical neuromodulation, non-pharmacological treatments, and pharmacological treatments.
Module 3: Continuous Care for Fibromyalgia
The final module covers the role continuous care plays in empowering patients, ensuring patient adherence, encouraging exploration, and improving patient outcomes. It also suggests a few ways to establish a more robust and effective continuous care practice, one of the ways being the Lumina Patient Companion which is a continuous care solution designed to track symptoms and educate patients.