Central Appalachia Interprofessional Pain Education Collaborative provides continuing education activities on management of chronic pain
Central Appalachia Interprofessional Pain Education Collaborative (CAIPEC)
School, Department, or Center
WVU and the WV Practice-Based Research Network
Dana King, MD, MS
The central goal of CAIPEC is to improve the delivery of chronic pain management to Central Appalachia residents through an evidence-based and inter-professional approach. The intention of CAIPEC is to advance knowledge on team-based care and processes and the appropriate management of chronic pain through pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic modalities. CAIPEC will deliver multi-faceted continuing education (CE) interventions (including web-based modules, roundtables and conference presentations) to a professionally diverse group of healthcare providers caring for individuals with chronic pain. The target audience for the CAIPEC continuing education activities includes physicians, advanced practice providers (APP), Medical Doctors (MD), Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Nurse Practitioners (NP), Physicians Assistants (PA), Behavioral Scientist (BS) massage and behavioral therapists (MT and BT), and physical therapists (PT).