18th Annual Pain Management Conference

18th Annual Pain Management Conference
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 7:15am - 4:15pm

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.

Designed For

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
CHI Health

Purpose

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.

Objectives

Session I

  • 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)

Session II

  • 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

Session III

  • 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

Schedule

7:15 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview

Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD

Session I: Opioids

8 a.m.
Opioid Use and Alternatives
Charles F. Youngblood, MD
John R. Massey, MD

8:45 a.m.
Opioid Prescribing: Law and Policy
Kelly K. Dineen, RN, JD, PhD

9:30 a.m.
PDMP Integration

Kevin C. Borcher, PharmD

10:15 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session II: Joint, Head and Neck Pain

10:30 a.m.
Treatment of Arthritis
Joseph A. Nahas, MD

11:30 a.m.
Migraine and New Treatments

Karen L. Bremer, MD

12:15 p.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1:15 p.m.
Current Physical Therapy Approaches to Persistent Pain Management
Gilbert M. Willett, PT, PhD, OCS

2:15 p.m.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Other Oral Syndromes
Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD
Karen L. Bremer, MD

3 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

Session III: Geriatric Pain

3:15 p.m.
Geriatric Pain: An Interprofessional Approach
Donald R. Frey, MD
Kristy M. Brandon, PT, DPT

4:15 p.m.
Evaluation, Adjournment and Prize Drawing


Education Credit

Category 1
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.

Nurse CE
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.

Pharmacy
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.

AAFP
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.

Dental
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/cerpCreighton University School of Dentistry designates this lecture activity for a maximum of six point two five (6.25) continuing education credits.

Physical Therapy
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.

Occupational Therapy
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.

Accreditation Statement
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.

Registration

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

Online Viewing
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

Cancellation

Refund less $25.00 if cancelling by Monday, March 25, 2019.
No refund after Monday, March 25, 2019.

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Omaha, NE 68178
United States