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.
At the end of this program, the participants should be able to:
- Discuss the etiology and pathophysiology of osteoporosis and bone pain and the patient who is at high risk
- Outline the challenges and complications in the treatment and management of patients with osteoporosis and bone pain
- Describe the correlation between chronic pain and sleep disorders
- Identify treatment modalities and interventions to managing chronic pain and quality of sleep
- Examine the incidence and prevalence of chronic pain in the elderly population and the association between chronic pain and depressed affect
- Investigate a multidisciplinary approach for optimal pain management in the elderly including pharmacotherapy, interventional procedures, physical rehabilitation and psychological support
- Examine the medical and economic origins of opioid abuse and how it has become a multifaceted public health challenge
- Explain the FDA required strategy to mitigate the safety risks of drugs with a focus on opioids
- Discuss the significant increase in opioid-related morbidity and mortality and the impact on U.S. life expectancy
- Trace the relationships that can occur in varied presentations of opioid poisoning and end-of-life
- Describe the role and responsibilities of the nurse to effectively manage patients in pain through assessment, intervention and advocacy
- Describe the role of the nurse in identifying the appropriate palliative care patient and advocating for the patient
- Examine urine drug testing (UDT) as a valuable tool for patient guidance, treatment planning, and dosage determination in opioid-treated chronic pain patients as well as the benefits and limitations of drug tests
- Assess the current literature on non-opiate options used in acute or chronic pain management
- Discuss ways to implement non-opioid pain management options in the primary care setting
Designed For: 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
and CHI Health
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 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 17th Annual Pain Management Conference is accredited for 7 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on March 9, 2018. The 17th Annual Pain Management Conference is a knowledge-based activity.
This Live Activity, 17th Annual Pain Management Conference, with a beginning date of 03/09/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the 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 atada.org/cerp.
Creighton University School of Dentistry designates this lecture activity for a maximum of six point two five (6.25) continuing education credits.
Course materials have been submitted to the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association for continuing education approval.
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 health care team.
- Frank J. Dowd, DDS, PhD
- Frederick E. Youngblood, MD
- Helen Stanton Chapple, PhD, RN, MSN, MA, CT
- Christopher M. Criscuolo, MD
- Naresh A. Dewan, MD, FCCP, FAASM
- Shannon M. Kinnan, MD
- Amy L. McGaha, MD, FAAFP
- Henry C. Nipper, PhD, DABCC
- Amy M. Pick, PharmD, BCOP
- Robert R. Recker, MD, MACP, FACE
- Debra R. Reeg, APRN, ACHP
Register by March 6, 2018.
- Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Dentists: $145
- Nurses, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Public Health Professionals, Other Health Care Professionals: $90
- Fellows, Residents, and Full-Time Students: $50 (Verification of full-time student status may be requested either by phone or email from appropriate authority.)
Walk-ins are welcome; however seating or conference materials cannot be guaranteed. If registration/handout fee is being paid by check in advance, please make check out to Creighton University and mail to:
Health Sciences Continuing Education
780165 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178-0165