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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the trajectory of clinical and psychosocial variables in persons presenting with acute or chronic low back pain (LBP).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the literature regarding acute vs. chronic pain definitions and factors affecting pain perception.
  2. Compare levels of depression, pain catastrophizing, life purpose, pain sensitivity, and disability in patients with acute/subacute or chronic LBP over time.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0720C
Published: Jul/Aug 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Authors: Elizabeth Salt, PhD, APRN; Amanda T. Wiggins, PhD; Quenten Hooker, MS; Mary Kay Rayens, PhD