Physical Activity for Chronic Pain and Other Conditions: Evidence-Based Approaches

Course No.
April 4, 2017
No Charge

1.0 Nursing Contact Hours; 1.0 CHES Category I CECH; Certificate of Completion

Candice Lee

Candice Lee is a public health consultant for the CDC-supported Michigan Arthritis Program, at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. She has been with MDHHS since 2008, and coordinated the department’s Disability Health Unit before joining the Arthritis Program. She has been a Master Trainer for PATH since 2009, and has seen up close the remarkable transformations the program can make in the lives of participants.

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Diane Carr

Diane Carr, MA

Diane has a BS in professional arts and an MA in Clinical Psychology from Ball State University.  In 2011 she completed a Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Public Health from U of M.  Diane has worked for the Ann Arbor Y for 21 years in various roles of Program Development and Management with an emphasis on Healthy Living, Chronic Disease Prevention and Risk Management.  She has also been involved with the Community Engagement Council and/or the Community Advisory Board for MICHR (U of M’s Michigan Institute of Clinical Health Research) since 2008.

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Sarah Krein

Sarah Krein, PhD, RN

Sarah Krein, PhD, RN is a Research Career Scientist at the VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research and a Research Professor of Internal Medicine with an adjunct appointment in the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan.  Her research includes the use of mixed-methods and implementation science approaches with a focus on patient safety and management of complex chronic conditions.  This includes studies that involve large-scale implementation of patient safety practices, mixed-methods studies of disease transmission, provider communication and hospital resuscitation ca

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Course Details

Who Should View this Webcast

Public health and other nurses, community health professionals, and those working in chronic disease prevention and management.


  • Describe the effect of physical activity on pain and chronic disease (CHES Area of Responsibility 1.4.1, 1.4.2)
  • List two examples of evidence-based interventions for promoting physical activity to impact chronic conditions (2.3.2)
  • Identify implementation strategies and challenges for physical activity programs designed for chronic conditions (2.5.1)
  • Describe new research directions for chronic pain and chronic disease interventions (1.4.1, 1.4.2)

Continuing Education Credit and Certificate of Completion

1.0   Nursing Contact Hours

1.0 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 

Requirements for Successful Completion:

In order to receive continuing education credit or a certificate of completion, participants must:

  • Be registered for this training
  • Sign in to view the webcast within 10 minutes of start time
  • Complete the post evaluation

Planning Committee: Phoebe Goldberg, MPH, CHES; Amby Gallagher, PhD, APRN-BC; Julie McCallum, MPH, RN, BSN; Mary Janevic, MPH, PhD; Connor Pomeroy, MPH (c); Sarah Krein, PhD, RN; Candice Lee, MSA; Diane Carr, MA

Conflict of Interest: All instructors have reported no conflicts of interest related to this activity. All activity planners have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.


This event was a collaboration of the Michigan Public Health Training Center, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, and the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

This webcast is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $884,366). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Technical Information

This webcast will use Adobe Connect.


April 4, 2017 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm Eastern

In this 9th annual grand rounds in partnership between the University of Michigan Schools of Public Health and Nursing, presenters from academic, state, and local settings will share their perspectives on physical activity as an evidence-based approach for chronic pain and other conditions. This session will provide examples of best practices and research on new intervention strategies. 


  • Sarah Krein, PhD, RN, Research Career Scientist, VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management Research
  • Candice Lee, MSA, Public Health Consultant, Michigan Arthritis Program, MDHHS
  • Diane Carr, MA, Vice President of Healthy Living and Facilities, Ann Arbor YMCA