Intensive Update in Pain Management

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Full Course:  15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 04/30/21)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This conference is designed for all medical professionals with an interest in applying preventive, lifestyle, and integrative medicine approaches into their practice.

Keep Up with Current Trends in your Field

Intensive Update in Pain Management — captured during the Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management’s 21st Annual Pain Management Symposium — is a broad introduction to recent advances and emerging trends in the rapidly evolving field of pain medicine. Led by Richard W. Rosenquist, MD, a renowned faculty provides updates related to novel state-of-the-art interventional and non-interventional techniques in diagnosis and management of chronic pain, cancer pain, headaches, and more. It will help you to better:
 
  • Critically assess the data on the pros and cons of cannabinoids
  • Understand the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain
  • Outline strategies to provide affordable pain care
  • Examine contemporary approaches to headache and back pain evaluation and treatment
  • Discuss the evolving role of ketamine in the treatment of chronic and acute pain
  • Evaluate new developments within the spectrum of neuromodulation therapies
  • Demonstrate use of various technical skills needed to perform interventional pain procedures
  • Describe the use of opioids for pain management including opioid guidelines, new legislation, addiction potential, and strategies to optimize outcomes
 
This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.
 

Series 1 (OAKPM1)

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

Full Course:
OAKPM1
Full Course Price:
$1080
Format:
Available in Interactive format.
Only Available Option: Full

Course Topics

The Fundamentals

Spinal Cord Stimulation - Mechanism of Action; Evaluation and Treatment of Neck and Arm Pain - Following Cervical Fusion; Sacroiliac Joint RFA: Indications, Better Technique, Better Outcomes; Cervical Spine Surgery: Watchful Waiting vs. Decompression; New Algorithm for Treatment of Chronic Abdominal Pain; Core Stability' and Panel Discussion/Question and Answer

Regulatory, Billing and Ethical Challenges in Pain Practice

Neuromodulation - Will Overuse Kill the Technology; Effective Payer Negotiations; CPT and RUC: How is a Code Created and Get Value; Effective Billing for Neuromodulation Procedures; and Medical and Ethical Concerns in Billing.

Emerging Pharmacological and Interventional Treatment

Basivertebral Nerve Ablation for Chronic Vertebrogenic Back Pain; The ReActiv8 Trial; CGRP Antagonists; Nerve Growth Factor; and Nav1.7 as a Pharmacogenomic Target for Pain.

Neuromodulation: Effective Utilization of Targets, Techniques, and Devices

Neurostimulation: From Inception to the Future; Tonic Stimulation; Burst Stimulation; High Frequency Stimulation; Feedback Modified Stimulation; Intrathecal Drug Delivery; and Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation.

Neuromodulation: Changing Paradigms and Devices: How Do I Choose the Best One for My Patient?

Matching the Diagnosis and the Technique/Device for the Best Patient Outcome - A Case Discussion with the Experts and Panel Discussion/Question and Answer

The Opioid Crisis

Buprenorphine: A Viable Alternative; Pharmacogenomics: Fad or the Future; Evolving Role of Pain Physicians in Identifying and Treating Opioid Use Disorder; Opioid Stewardship at the Enterprise Level; and FDA Approved Direct to Consumer Pharmacogenomic Testing: How Do I Respond?

Ketamine for Pain Medicine

Ketamine for Chronic Pain; Ketamine for Acute Pain; Ketamine: Miracle Drug or Latest Fad; Contraindications to Ketamine Treatment; Non-Pain Related Applications of Ketamine; Ketamine for CRPS; and Panel Discussion/Question and Answer

Medical Marijuana

Role of Cannabinoids in Chronic Pain Treatment ; Adverse Effects of Cannabinoids; and Oils, Edibles, Smoking, and Vaping: How Do You Decide.

Headaches

Evaluating the Headache Patient: When is Imaging Indicated; Rational Approach to Pharmacological Migraine Treatment; Interventional Approaches to Headache Management; Adverse Effects of Pharmacological Treatments; and Panel Discussion/Question and Answer

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
 
  • Describe the issues surrounding opioid crisis and the use of opioids for pain management including opioid guidelines, new legislation, addiction potential, and strategies to optimize outcomes
  • Critically assess the data on the pros and cons of cannabinoids and the issues affecting their use in chronic pain treatment
  • Discuss the evolving role of ketamine in the treatment of chronic and acute pain
  • Review new developments within the spectrum of neuromodulation therapies
  • Develop strategies to provide affordable pain care that addresses changes in regulatory, billing, and ethical challenges in pain practice
  • List some emerging therapies for pain and describe their potential use in clinical practice
  • Examine contemporary approaches to headache and back pain evaluation and treatment
  • Review current evidence and apply relevant prescribing and management guidelines as they apply to pain management
  • Demonstrate use of various technical skills needed to perform interventional pain procedures
 

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Designation
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Date of Original Release: May 1, 2019
Date Series Expires: April 30, 2021
 
CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an online post-test and evaluation.
 

Additional Information

INTERACTIVE COURSE INFORMATION

Expand Your Skills

Available online, Intensive Update in Pain Management provides a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

Specialty

Interactive Courses