"Related" Continuing Education Courses

"Related courses" shall include courses that concern pain management, neurology, physical medicine, pain and nutrition, osteopathic or chiropractic manipulation, radiology, orthodontics and/or functional orthopedics, psychology and pain, electromyography, biofeedback, acupuncture, occlusion, basic sciences as related to pain management and the neuromusculoskeletal system, practice management and pain practice, prosthetics and TMJ dysfunction, diagnosis and treatment of TMJ dysfunction, assessment and management of sleep-disordered breathing, cranial osteopathy, electromodalities (as applied to the head, face and neck), cervical orthopedics and/or cervical physical therapy; head and neck anatomy (post-dental school); and cephalometrics.

Credit hours for lecture and participation courses will be approved on a similar basis as that of other Specialty boards.

Courses which do not fall into any category specified herein, but which are nevertheless "related" to the practice of Craniofacial Pain, may be approved by special permission of the Board of Directors for purposes of fulfilling the continuing education requirements.

All decisions of the ABCP Board of Directors regarding the approval of related continuing education courses that may be used to fulfill prerequisites for Diplomate status shall be final.