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1st Annual Colorado Consortium Education Symposium on Pain and Addiction

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Education 2 North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

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Wondering what you can do to help fight the opioid epidemic? Interested in learning about how you can incorporate alternatives to opioids or medication-assisted treatment in your practice?

Join healthcare providers from across Colorado for an evening of education and networking. Experts in chronic pain, addiction, and treatment will be discussing the latest research and best practices for treating patients with chronic pain and opioid use disorder.

Please note, there are a limited number of tickets available. Please register early to reserve your seat!

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5:00-6:00 Poster session, networking, and heavy hors d'oeuvres

6:00-6:50 Plenary session Overview of the opioid crisis and Colorado Consortium provider education initiatives: Where we are coming from and where we are going

Speakers: Dr. Joshua Blum, MD, Denver Health, Dr. Lesley Brooks, MD, Sunrise Community Health Center, Dr. Robert Valuck, PhD, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention

7:00-9:00 Breakout Sessions

Track 1: Non-Opioid Pain Management

Non-Opioid Pharmacology (Dr. Jonathan Clapp, MD, MS, Colorado Pain Consultants, VP Colorado Pain Society)

Pain Procedures (Dr. Joseph Fillmore, MD, MBA, Colorado Pain Consultants)

Panel: Alternative Modalities for Treating Chronic Pain (Cindy Armstrong, PT, DPT, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Tuesday Wasserman, DACM, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac, Two Tiger Acupuncture, Dr. Sherry McAllister D.C., M.S (Ed)., CCSP, Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, and Lauren Grossman, MD, MS, University of Colorado School of Medicine)

Track 2: Addiction and Treatment 201

Treatment Best Practices (Dr. Laura Martin, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry)

Innovative Trends in MAT Implementation in a Rural Primary Care Clinic in Northern Colorado (Dr. Lesley Brooks, MD, Sunrise Community Health Center)

Panel: Forging Bonds Between Treatment and Recovery (Allison Harden, Beyond Betty, Rourke Weaver, Red Rock Recovery Center, Michael Miller, Young People in Recovery, Kim Bjornstad, Mind Springs Health)

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

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