CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITYImproving Adherence in Pediatric Chronic Pain: An Introduction to Motivational InterviewingWakefield, Emily O. PsyD; Kutner, Emily C. PhDAuthor Information Dr. Wakefield is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, and Dr. Kutner is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut; and Dr. Wakefield is Pediatric Psychologist, Division of Pain and Palliative Medicine and Pediatric Psychology, and Dr. Kutner is Pediatric Psychologist, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Pediatric Psychology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, 100 Retreat Ave, Ste 515, Hartford, CT 06105; E-mail: [email protected]. The purpose of this article is to review factors that contribute to pediatric chronic pain treatment nonadherence and how clinicians can use motivational interviewing strategies to address treatment ambivalence.The authors, faculty, and staff in a position to control the content of this CME activity have disclosed that they and their spouses/life partners (if any) have no financial relationships with, or financial interests in, any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity.CME AccreditationLippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To earn CME credit, you must read the CME article and complete the quiz and evaluation assessment survey on the enclosed form, answering at least 70% of the quiz questions correctly. This CME activity expires on April 30, 2019.CNE AccreditationLippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Lippincott Professional Development will award 1.0 contact hours for this continuing nursing education activity. Instructions for earning ANCC contact hours are included on page 11 of the newsletter. This CNE activity expires on March 5, 2021. Topics in Pain Management: May 2018 - Volume 33 - Issue 10 - p 1-8 doi: 10.1097/01.TPM.0000532713.05830.bc Buy CE Test Metrics © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.