Pain, Addiction and the Law Conference

This ACCME Accredited educational program addressing the issues facing the chronic pain patient and the use of opioids is co-sponsored by UNC School of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, and the Pain Society of the Carolinas.

When May 02, 2014 03:30 PM to
May 04, 2014 01:30 PM
Where The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
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AEGIS TRAINEE SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Friday, May 2, 3:30-9:30 p.m. (Scholarships avaialable for residents interested in attending the bootcamp, entire weekend registration is included)

Saturday & Sunday, May 3 & 4, 2014 PSOC MEMBERS RECEIVE A REGISTRATION DISCOUNT!

CME: Earn up to 13.5 CME credits!!!

For Registration visit:  https://continuingeducation.dcri.duke.edu/pal-2014

300 plus Physicians, Therapists, and HCP’s from specialties in pain management, anesthesiology, neurology, primary care, family practice, psychiatry, psychology, pharmacy, oncology and others with an interest in pain management and addiction are invited to attend.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Provide decision-making strategies that consider non-opioid pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies for management of chronic pain

2. Employ key diagnostic and treatment techniques for the management of pain including genetic and behavioral evaluation for susceptibility to addiction

3. Identify risk factors associated with the initiation or maintenance of chronic opioid therapy to promote appropriate and safe opioid usage in patients

4. Identify addiction-risk patients on opioid therapy and employ key diagnostic and treatment techniques including genetics for the management of pain.

5. Develop an efficient and productive clinical practice to promote maximum opportunity for patients to obtain specialized pain management care in conformity with State and Federal Laws

6. Promote appropriate and safe opioid usage in patients.

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