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Physical Activity for Chronic Pain & Other Conditions is a Course

Physical Activity for Chronic Pain & Other Conditions

Started Aug 16, 2017


Full course description

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $3 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.

In this 9th annual grand rounds in partnership between the University of Michigan Schools of Public Health and Nursing, presenters from academic, state, and local settings will share their perspectives on physical activity as an evidence-based approach for chronic pain and other conditions. This session will provide examples of best practices and research on new intervention strategies.

This webcast originated in April 2017.


Public health and other nurses, community health professionals, and those working in chronic disease prevention and management.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the effect of physical activity on pain and chronic disease (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.4.1, 1.4.2)
  • List two examples of evidence-based interventions for promoting physical activity to impact chronic conditions (2.3.2)
  • Identify implementation strategies and challenges for physical activity programs designed for chronic conditions (2.5.1)
  • Describe new research directions for chronic pain and chronic disease interventions (1.4.1, 1.4.2)

Continuing Education Credit

1.0 Nursing Contact Hours

1.0 CHES Category 1 CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing contact hours for this activity will expire on December 31, 2019.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


This event was a collaboration of the Michigan Public Health Training Center, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, and the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

This webcast is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $884,366). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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