Back to the Future: Moving Beyond Opioids for Chronic Pain

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Date & Location
Saturday, September 15, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, September 16, 2018 12:00 PM   Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa / Short Pump | 12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Target Audience
Family Practice, General Practice, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Psychiatry

Overview
This two-day event has been created for primary care physicians, pain specialists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, surgeons, orthopedists, internists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals who are engaged in treating chronic pain. 


Objectives
  1. Design a rational opioid weaning and compliance program.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of adjunctive medications, physical and psychological pain treatments and develop goals with their patients for implementation.
  3. Learn how to have difficult conversations with patients regarding the use of opioids as part of a treatment program for their pain.

Registration

Click on the register tab above to complete your registration.

Industry Professionals

$450

Physicians

$400

Non-Physicians (NP, RN, PA)

$300

VCU Non-Physicians (NP, RN, PA)

$225

Residents/Fellows

$150

VCUHS & McGuire VA Medical Center Residents/Fellows

$50

Cancellation Policy 
Registration fee, less a $60 non-refundable administrative fee, will be refunded only if written notice of cancellation is received via email to cmeinfo@vcuhealth.org on or before August 17. There will be no refunds after that date.



Accreditation
VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


VCU Health Continuing Medical Education awards 10.25 hours of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity.


This Live activity, Back to the Future: Moving Beyond Opioids for Chronic Pain, with a beginning date of 09/15/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10.25 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.