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Massachusetts Pain Initiative Fall 2017 Conference

Massachusetts Pain Initiative

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Massachusetts Pain Initiative Fall 2017 Conference

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Registration Oct 26, 2017 $149.00 $8.44
Student ID must be presented at check-in
Oct 26, 2017 $65.00 $4.24

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Massachusetts Pain Initiative Spring 2017 Conference

Managing Pain From the Inside and Out

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Registration and Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Meeting: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 265 Lakeside Avenue, Marlborough, MA
Breakfast and lunch provided

Fee: $149.00
Student rate: $65 with student ID 

Program Schedule
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.     Registration/continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.     Welcome and council report
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     Maurice Bernaiche DO
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Break and visit vendors
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Jayne Pawasauskas, PharmD, BCPS
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Lunch and visit vendors
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.   John Otis, PhD
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.     Break
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.     Anne Lynch, APRN
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.     Q&A/closing

John Otis, PhD, director of the Behavioral Medicine Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University. He is the author of Managing Chronic Pain, part of the Oxford University Press Treatments that Work Series, an “evidence based” treatment program that includes a therapist manual and patient workbook.

Maurice Bernaiche, DO, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, has more than 15 years of training and practice specializing in the non-surgical treatment of sports injuries, musculoskeletal disorders, repetitive-use disorders as well as neuromuscular diseases. He is highly skilled in minimally invasive spinal injections, which help manage back and neck disorders and pain.

Jayne Pawasauskas, PharmD, BCPS, currently focuses her clinical work on the development of pain management education strategies for interdisciplinary practice.

Anne Lynch, APRN, is a nurse practitioner, board certified in pain management, in her seventh year at Newton-Wellesley Hospital Spine Center and Pain Management Services Department. She interned with Jon Kabat-Zinn in the University of Massachusetts Stress Reduction & Relaxation Program and more recently became a certified by Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine as a facilitator to provide the Stress Management and Resiliency Training course at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

5.5 CME Physicians, 5.5 CE Nurses, social workers and psychologists

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Commonwealth Education Seminars provides CE accreditation for nurses, social workers and psychologists.
For more information about accreditation, please visit: 

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
265 Lakeside Avenue
Marlborough, MA 01752

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Massachusetts Pain Initiative

The Massachusetts Pain Initiative (MassPI) is a state-wide, non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to ending needless suffering from persistent and acute pain and to improving the quality of life for all people affected by pain.

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