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 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.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
Welcome and Program Overview
Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD
Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Pain and Mental Illness
Matthew A. Halfar, MD
Thomas P. Guck, PhD
Kristy M. Brandon, PT, DPT
Treating Pain in the Emergency Room
William G. Gossman, MD
Pain Control in the Hospital Setting and Drug Diversion
Devin J. Fox, MD
Erin Santiago, PharmD
Break and Visit Exhibits
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Model
Charles F. Youngblood, MD
New Approaches to Treating Musculo-skeletal Pain
Matthew F. Dilisio, MD
Jennie F. McCarthy, PA-C
Lunch and Visits Exhibits
Pain Control in Oral Surgery Procedures
Acupuncture and Other Chinese Medicine in Pain Control
Maureen Feeney, RN, BSN, M.Om., L.Ac
Break and Visit Exhibits
Pain Scales Revisited
Helen S. Chapple, PhD, RN, MA, MSN
Summary and Evaluation
Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD
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 13, 2020 The 19th Annual Pain Management Conference is a knowledge-based 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.
Credit approval submitted to the Continuing Education Committee of the Nebraska Chapter American Physical Therapy Association is pending.
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
Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.