Nutrition for Pain Management

Open this course Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour Audience: Providers
Credits Available: AMAAAPAANCCASWBACPENAADACCPHCHES UAN #JA4008162-9999-19-939-H01-P
Activity Release Date: September 27, 2019 Expiration Date: September 27, 2020

This module reviews the impact of diet and chronic illness on pain. It assists providers by improving their ability to discuss various evidence-based diets that can help to alleviate pain.

Learning Objectives

  • Linking nutrition/dietary change and pain
    • The impact of diet on conditions that produce chronic pain
    • The kinds of pain or pain conditions associated with diet
  • Kinds of diet change that affect pain
    • What foods impact such conditions positively and negatively
    • Nutrients involved in managing pain
  • Introducing diet change to patients


Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and HealthHIV