Pain Management Updates for the Primary Care Provider

On May 16, the UNC Department of Anesthesiology will host Pain Management Updates for the Primary Care Provider.

When May 16, 2015
from 07:15 AM to 05:15 PM
Where William and Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-966-0009
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of Mountain Area Health Education Center and UNC Department of Anesthesiology.  Mountain Area Health Education Center is accredited by the NCMS to sponsor continuing education for physicians.

The information presented at this educational activity should improve participants’ ability to:

  • Test for pain using the most appropriate methods, and identify common pain syndromes.
  • Apply proper basic non-interventional and/ or pharmacological interventions for pain treatment, based on physical examinations.
  • Identify and better understand risks of initiation and maintenance of chronic opioid therapy in nonmalignant pain
  • Develop proficiency in the initiation and maintenance of non-opioid and adjunctive pharmacotherapy in appropriate pain patients
  • Understand the interplay of psychosocial factors on the patient’s pain experience and address these factors

Event attendees can earn up to eight CME credits.

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