Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  1. Assess the aspects of the pain experience in a trauma patient with substance use disorder by integrating the health history into the treatment decision making process.
  2. Examine multimodal approaches to treat acute trauma across transitions of care
  3. Recognize the biopsychosocial impact of the treatment of acute pain in patients with substance use disorder
  4. Design an appropriate treatment plan using case based learning to address acute trauma related pain in patient with substance use disorder


  • Jeanmarie Perrone, MD
  • Rosemary C. Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • John T. Farrar, MD, MSCE, PhD
  • Elliot V. Hersh, DMD, MS, PhD
  • Michelle R. McCarthy, MSW, MPH
  • Kristin Quinlan, BSN, RN, CCRN, CHSE


This curriculum resource was supported with funding from the NIH Pain Consortium, which approves the educational value of the information provided. The authors listed on this resource are responsible for its content, and questions may be directed to their Center of Excellence in Pain Education. The NIH Pain Consortium provides these evidence-based curriculum resources on pain management as a service to academic medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, and other health professional schools. This resource is for educational purposes and is not intended as medical practice guidelines. Evidence based practices may have changed since the publication of the resource.

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