$75.18 – $94.22

2019 Allina Health Pain Symposium - ALLINA HEALTH EMPLOYEES ONLY**

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Allina Commons

2925 Chicago Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55407

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This conference is intended for Allina Health physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and health care professionals who provide pain management. This is for internal Allina Health employees ONLY.


The Pain Symposium is designed to provide guidance in the interpretation and application of guidelines for prescribing and treating pain and will include education on improving communication while discussing pain with patients and other providers.The conference will provide attendees with legal and legislative updates in pain management, pharmacy, alternative pain treatments as well as assist in the identification of abuse and misuse.

Learning Objectives

• Identify current guidelines in prescribing opiods for pain.
• Describe interpersonal techniques for effective communication surrounding pain.
• Express compassion and empathy while creating a safe pain management plan.
• Identify multimodal and holistic treatments for pain management..
• Use resources for assessing and treating pain in patients with substance abuse or misuse.


7:30 Welcome and Introductions

7:40 Pain Guidelines - Keith Olson, DO, MHA, FACHE, FACOFP Regional Medical Director

8:30 Interpersonal Skills for Managing Pain Patient - Murray McAllister, PsyD

9:20 Legal Updates - Rebecca Hasse, JD, Allina Health Legal Department

10:00 Legislative Updates - Keith Olson, DO, and Lee Mork, MBA, MS, RPh

10:20 Break

10:30 Managing Spinal Complaints from a PM & R Perspective - Jackson Maddux, MD, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

11:20 Pharmacy Updates - Lee Mork, MBA, MS, RPh, and Jill Strykowski, RPh,

12:10 Lunch

12:40 Perspective and Experiences with Pain Management - Patient/Family Advisory Panel

1:20 Comprehensive Pain Management - Todd Hess, MD ,Medical Director, United Pain Center

2:10 Break

2:20 Now What? When Opiods are No Longer and Appropriate Treatment - Katherine Katzung, MD, Emergency Medical Consultants

3:10 Acupuncture and Integrative Options for Pain Management - Matthew Peterson, LAc

3:30 Expert Panel: Insight into Managing Challenging Situations - Todd Hess, MD, and Katherine Katzung, MD

4:20 Adjourn

*Agenda is subject to modifications

Conference Day Includes

Educational credits, materials, free parking, light continental breakfast, breaks and lunch. To ensure a comfortable environment, attendance my be capped; early registration is recommended.


Allina Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allina Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of participation in the activity.

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 7.75 hours of credit. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Individuals representing other professional disciplines may submit course materials to their respective professional associations for 7.75 hours of continuing education credit.


Allina Commons Parking is located in the ramp adjacent to the Midtown Exchange Building on 10th Ave South.
In order to validate your paking, you must bring your ticket with you. We are not able to validate for any other ramps if you mistakingly park somewhere other than the Midtown Exchange Ramp.

Allina Health employees must bring their badge to get through security.

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