Summer Course Offering: Interprofessional Team Management of Pain

May 7, 2017

Join other graduate learners this summer for a relevant, collaborative course at offered by Tufts’ Pain Research, Education and Policy Program. PREP 244, Interprofessional Team Management of Pain will be offered beginning June 4 as a blended learning course, with both onsite and online components. In today’s complex health care environment, interprofessional team practice is essential for optimal patient outcomes and satisfaction as well as preventing adverse events and decreasing provider burnout.

PREP 244 will be led by seasoned interprofessional clinical educators in the fields of medicine and psychology, along with guest lecturers in the fields of nursing, pharmacy and occupational therapy. Attendees will examine how teams function as small groups, identify how to shape cohesive functional groups, and develop skills to turn threats to team function from destructive forces to constructive/creative elements. In keeping with PREP’s approach of developing leaders in healthcare, attendees will be equipped to assume leadership roles in the assessment and treatment of pain within multiple organizational models, including the medical home.

Dates and Location of the Course:

Boston, MA (onsite): Sunday June 4 (3-6 pm) and Monday June 5 (9 am-5 pm) with dinner on Sunday and breakfast and lunch on Monday included.

Online synchronous sessions (via WebEx videoconferencing): Wednesdays (6-8 pm ET) June 7, 14, 21, and 28

Course can be taken for graduate credit or as a non-credit course. For more information, contact the course  co-director, Dr. Daniel Carr (


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