8:00 – 10:00 – What is Hypnosis. The challenges of pain management. Joint Commission & NIH and hypnosis in pain management – demonstration
10:05 – 12:05 – Pain Brain Connection psychological and physical – Understanding the Limbic system and its roll in hypnosis and pain management video review and demonstration
1:00-3:00 – Video Case Presentation Phantom Limb Pain and discussion and demonstration
3:05-5:05 – 21 Steps to a successful first session
8:00 – 10:00 – The first hypnosis session strategies – tools, tips and techniques – demonstration and
10:05 – 12:05 –2nd session a Step-by-Step dynamic process most important of the sessions. Homework, self-talk, Coue`, glove anesthesia.
1:00-3:00 – 3rd & 4th session control techniques. Client directed imagery, visualization, metaphors
3:05-5:05 – Stress and sleep in the management of pain
8:00-10:00 – Common chronic pain problems – Headache, Fibromyalgia, Back pain, Cancer pain and others
10:15-12:15 – Case report with video and discussion
The learner will be able to:
Day 1 – 8 CECs (8AM-5PM)
1. Discuss the definition of hypnosis
2. List Aarons 6-stages of hypnosis
3. List two types of preliminary suggestibility test
4. Examine research related to biology of hypnosis for pain
5. Demonstrate test for Hypnotizability
6. List four glands of the limbic system
7. List 7 Pain Mechanisms
8. Discuss the relationship of hypnosis to the Limbic System
Day 2 – 8 CEC (8AM-5PM)
1. List the three types of pain
2. Examine the challenge of controlling pain
3. Discuss case study of Coccygodynia
4. Compare hypnosis side effects to medication side effects
5. Discuss the adverse effects of pain
6. Demonstrate hypnosis in producing glove analgesia
7. Practice formulating suggestions for pain management
8. Demonstrate 6 hypnotic techniques for pain management
Day 3 – 4 CEC (8AM-12:30PM)
1. Practice 3 Mindfulness techniques for pain management
2. Demonstrate relationship of breath, Vagus nerve and
3. Discuss the effect of sleep and pain
4. Practice self-hypnosis
Pain course take homes:
I initially attended this course in attempts to gain new and effective communication techniques to assist my patients in gaining self control over their pain. Much more than this was accomplished. I am walking away from this course with a new found appreciation for my own ability to control my own perception of pain .
Continuing education credits for CRNAs and RNs:
AANA Pain Course information — This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 20 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036636, Expiration Date 9/25/2019. AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP # 10862.
Healthy Visions is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, and accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Approved for 20 CE credits; Code 5-133.
This course is open to both hypnotists and non-hypnotists. RNs and CRNAs receive 20 continuing education credits.
Why take this course?
100 Million Americans are suffering from pain which has become a Billion Dollar business. The Opioid Crisis has greatly furthered the need for a non-pharmacological treatment for pain. Hypnosis is a successful alternative to opioids. Learn how to establish yourself as a successful Hypnotist Pain Management Specialist. If you are not a hypnotist, you will still learn bedside techniques for chronic and acute pain.
Clinton, TN – Limited Seating
Doors open 7:30 am, Class starts promptly at 8:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm