Event 1: Meet Mr. Wakefield

Mr. Wakefield is a young Army veteran with chronic low back pain and depression.  His physical exam demonstrates musculoskeletal pain and lumbar facet arthropathy (joint pain in his lower back). 

Physical Exam

Mr. Wakefield’s physician, Dr. Barreveld,  performs an abbreviated low back physical exam to assess possible pain contributors.

Following his physical exam, Mr. Wakefield is referred by his physician for an initial psychological evaluation.

You are rotating with the psychologist who will be treating Mr. Wakefield.  You are part of an inter-professional team composed of health care specialists from the following disciplines:

  1. Psychology
  2. Pharmacy 
  3. Medicine
  4. Dentistry
  5. Nursing

Event 2 covers Mr. Wakefield's psychological interview.

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