Pain management can be simple or complex and requires a wide variety of skills and approaches. Pain management practitioners come from all fields of medicine, and together can form a multidisciplinary team resulting in improved pain management. This conference ‘18th Annual Pain Management Conference’ will offer health care providers evidence-based, therapeutic approaches to reduce pain and practice pain management from an integrative perspective.
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Dentists, Nurses, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Public Health Professionals, Fellows, Residents, Students and Other Interested Health Care Providers
Jointly Provided By
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education Consortium
School of Medicine
College of Nursing
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
School of Dentistry
The conference will provide practitioners with the most recent information that will enhance knowledge, skills and performance in the assessment and treatment of patients with pain disorders.
- Contrast the use of opioids and non-opioids in treating pain based on mechanisms, indications and effects,
- Evaluate drug delivery methods and combination therapy in pain control.
- Strategize treatment plans for patients in acute and chronic pain.
- Identify significant regulatory enactments regarding opioids
- Describe unintended consequences of opioid policy
- Describe recommendations for opioid prescribers
- Describe the Pain Management Guidance Document and the Nebraska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) as effective tools for identifying and treating Opioid Use Disorders (OUD)
- Identify the key pathophysiological features of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
- Discuss the features of various drugs in the treatment of arthritis.
- Recognize the role of non-drug therapies in treating arthritis.
- Discuss the etiology, symptoms and diagnosis of migraine.
- Specify the indications for the various drugs in aborting and preventing migraine attacks.
- Evaluate recent advances in migraine therapy.
- Describe the evolution of pain neuroscience theory
- Recognize the rationale for physical therapy interventions based on the latest evidence
- List examples of conservative interventions used by physical therapists
- Distinguish the causes, signs and symptoms of various pains from the oral and facial region
- Assess the clinical efficacy and possible adverse effects of the major treatment modalities for trigeminal neuralgia
- Review the unique aspects of acute and chronic pain in the geriatric patient which can be effectively addressed through interprofessional care
- Summarize the range of resources available to healthcare providers in caring for geriatric patients with pain issues
- Determine how to set reasonable goals in pain management in the geriatric population
- Discuss the role of the physical therapist in the evaluation and treatment of geriatric patients with musculoskeletal (MS) pain disorders
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
Welcome and Program Overview
Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD
Session I: Opioids
Opioid Use and Alternatives
Charles F. Youngblood, MD
John R. Massey, MD
Opioid Prescribing: Law and Policy
Kelly K. Dineen, RN, JD, PhD
Kevin C. Borcher, PharmD
Break and Visit Exhibits
Session II: Joint, Head and Neck Pain
Treatment of Arthritis
Joseph A. Nahas, MD
Migraine and New Treatments
Karen L. Bremer, MD
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
Current Physical Therapy Approaches to Persistent Pain Management
Gilbert M. Willett, PT, PhD, OCS
Diagnosis and Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Other Oral Syndromes
Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD
Karen L. Bremer, MD
Break and Visit Exhibits
Session III: Geriatric Pain
Geriatric Pain: An Interprofessional Approach
Donald R. Frey, MD
Kristy M. Brandon, PT, DPT
Evaluation, Adjournment and Prize Drawing
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The 18th Annual Pain Management Conference is accredited for 7 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on March 29, 2019. The 18th Annual Pain Management Conference is a knowledge-based activity.
This Live activity, 18th Annual Pain Management Conference, with a beginning date of 03/29/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to –.– Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Creighton University is an approved CE provider by the states of Iowa, Kansas and South Dakota, and this course meets the requirements for credit in Nebraska. Creighton is an ADA CERP Recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. Creighton University School of Dentistry designates this lecture activity for a maximum of six point two five (6.25) continuing education credits.
The 18th Annual Pain Management Conference has been approved for 0.675 Continuing Education Units (corresponding to 6.75 contact hours) by the Continuing Education Committee of the Nebraska Chapter American Physical Therapy Association.
The Board of Occupational Therapy Practice does not pre-approve continuing education course offerings, but will accept a continuing education activity when they are planned and conducted for occupational therapists and the continuing education activity relates to the practice of Occupational Therapy. Each professional is responsible for their own certification.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and CHI Health. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Dentists: $145
Nurses, OT/COTA, PT/PTA, Dental Hygienists, Public Health Professionals, Other Health Care Professionals: $90
Fellows, Residents, and Full-Time Students: $50
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Dentists: $140
Nurses, OT/COTA, PT/PTA, Dental Hygienists, Public Health Professionals, Other Health Care Professionals: $85
Fellows, Residents, and Full-Time Students: $45
Refund less $25.00 if cancelling by Monday, March 25, 2019.
No refund after Monday, March 25, 2019.