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NEUROLOGY & PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR PRIMARY CARE

Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Whistler, CANADA
From 625 to 725 CAD
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Title: NEUROLOGY & PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR PRIMARY CARE
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Feb, 16, 2018 to Feb, 18, 2018
Location: Whistler, CANADA
Type: Symposium
Registration Cost: From 625 to 725 CAD
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Event Venue:

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family PhysiciansThis live activity is being reviewed for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Medical Association – AMAAAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America.

CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits.


Canadian Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.


American Osteopathic Association – AOACME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPAAAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANPAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCCAccording to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered in Neurology and Pain Management medical issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Neurology and Pain Management for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge should improve attendees’ confidence in base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.


Target Audience 

Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Neurology and Pain Management issues.


Speakers 

Our presenting national faculty speakers made it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care healthcare professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit. 

Topics and Objectives 

What is Chronic Pain? Pathophysiology to the Patient Experience 

Objectives: 1) Understand ways in which chronic pain differs from acute pain 2) Review strategies for evaluating chronic pain 3) Review goal setting with your patients


Interventional Therapies for Chronic Pain

Objectives: 1) Understand risk factors for poor outcome from procedures 2) Review treatment options for axial spinal pain 3) Review recent advances in stimulation for chronic pain


Opioids: Putting Patients On, Taking Patients Off

Objectives: 1) Understand the steps to take before starting opioids for chronic pain 2) Review the criteria for continuing opioids for chronic pain 3) Discuss 4 different strategies for tapering and stopping opioid therapy


Neuropathic Pain: Making the Diagnosis and Treatment 

Objectives: 1) Gain understanding of what neuropathic pain is and how it differs from nociceptive pain 2) Review the components of making the diagnosis 3) Review current evidence based treatment guidelines


Overview of Head and Neck Pain 

Objectives: 1) Review the most common headache problems 2) Review both medication and nonmedication treatment options 3) Review neck pain, including the relationship with headache


Case Base Approach to Common Pain Conditions

Objectives: 1) Be familiar with pathophysiology underlying postherpetic neuralgia and a mechanistic approach to devising a pharmacologic regimen targeting central and peripheral mechanisms 2) Highlight interventional and nonintervention therapies that may benefit patients with lumbar radicular pain and understand focus and goals of active physical therapy approaches for patients with chronic back and leg pain 3) Gain understanding how to assess psychosocial factors may be impacting patients with chronic neck, shoulder, and headache pain and devise a treatment program including medications, interventional therapy, and behavioral health interventions

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2017-09-16
Late Registration From: 2017-09-17 To: 0--
On site Registration
Physicians
725
725
0
Military MD/Residents
625
625
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:
Fairmont Château Whistler


All Fairmont rooms include, air conditioning with individual control, High Speed Internet Access, iHome docking station with built-in alarm clock, Kuerig coffee maker and kettle for in-room coffee and tea, flat screen color television with video check-out and ‘On-Command’ movie system which enables guests to watch newly released blockbuster movies (movie charges apply), deluxe toiletries, down filled duvets, thick cotton bathrobes, hairdryer, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, telephone with voice-mail, windows that open for fresh mountain air.

Fairmont Room - Enjoy beautiful views of the upper village or woodland in these spacious 400 sq. ft. Fairmont guest rooms which feature a cozy sitting area and a fully equipped work station. Along with High Speed Internet Access and Wi-Fi, Fairmont guest rooms offer all the amenities needed for a relaxing resort getaway. Maximum occupancy is four people. All guest rooms are non-smoking.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Queen Beds (Based on Availability)

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