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PHARMACOLOGY AND PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR PRIMARY CARE

Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa * | Sedona, USA
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Title: PHARMACOLOGY AND PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR PRIMARY CARE
Specialty: Anesthesiology
Dates: From Mar, 2, 2018 to Mar, 4, 2018
Location: Sedona, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 625 to 725 USD
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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 Pharmacology and Pain Management 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 Pharmacology and Pain Management for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in 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 Pharmacology and Pain Management issues.


Topics and Objectives 

Pathophysiology of Pain

Objectives: 1) Recognize the neurobiological changes of chronic pain as a chronic disease 2) Understand chronic pain in the context of the bio-psychological model 3) Review current understanding of central nervous system changes seen with chronic pain conditions


Physical Exam for Low Back Pain: A Hands-On Approach

Objectives: 1) Discuss how a number of structures in the lumbar spine may serve as pain generators, including: disc, facet joint, myofascial, and ligamentous structures 2) Review basic physical exam techniques used for assessing spine-related pain conditions 3) Differentiate lumbar radiculopathy signs and symptoms from other causes of low back pain including facet mediated, soft tissue, and sacroiliac joint pain


Assessment and Management of Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis 

Objectives: 1) Be familiar with recent pathophysiology related to mechanisms of fibromyalgia 2) Understand recent clinical criteria for diagnosing fibromyalgia in a primary care setting 3) Identify a multidisciplinary approach that can be applied to patients with chronic pain 4) Review spectrum of pharmacologic interventions for treating osteoarthritic conditions


Rational Polypharmacy for Chronic Pain Management 

Objectives: 1) Apply new pathophysiologic understanding to treating pain 2) Understand mechanisms of action of the various muscle relaxers and anticonvulsants commonly used to treat various chronic pain states 3) Use case examples to better understand titration and adjustment of adjuvant analgesics


Overview of Opioid Pharmacology, Assessment, and Management 

Objectives: 1) Highlight pharmacologic differences between various opioid products used for chronic pain management 2) Describe risk factors that may help to predict problematic opioid use, including addiction and misuse 3) Review validated screening tools used to help identify possible aberrant behaviors related to long-term opioid use 4) Understand and utilize Patient Provider Agreements (PPAs) and Prescription Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) as a means of improved monitoring of patient use of opioid products

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2017-09-22
Late Registration From: 2017-09-23 To: 0--
On site Registration
Physician
725
725
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Military MD/Residents
625
625
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Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

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Accommodation
Accommodation:
Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock


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