Use of complementary alternative methods for pain management in African American sickle cell disease patients in rural Mississippi
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
List 6 complementary alternative methods that can be used by sickle cell disease patients for pain management. Articulate the procedure for assessing whether sickle cell disease patients would benefit by using complementary alternative methods in conjunction with pharmacological methods for pain crisis. Describe most effective CAM methods used in pain management.
Keyword(s): Chronic Diseases, Alternative Medicine/Therapies
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have earned a Bachelor's, Masterâs Degree in Social Work and a DrPH in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology. Worked in the field of Social Work for 15 years, 10 of which was at the State Department of Health working with Sickle Cell Disease Patients. My research interest include: Sickle Cell Disease and Complementary Alternative Methods. Recently published an article from my dissertation on Complementary Alternative Methods with the Journal of Behavioral Health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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