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NC Chapter of American Society for Pain Management Nurses Conference

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Duke South Amphitheater

40 Duke Medicine Cir

Durham, NC 27710

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Please join us for our second annual North Carolina Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing on October 26th. We will be located at the Duke South Amphitheater. Registration begins at 0730 with coffee and a light breakfast provided. We have been accredtied 5 CEUs!

0730 Registration


0800 Christine Zdeb, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, ONC:

Christine Elizabeth Zdeb is an Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner with Duke University Hospital and works in the Inpatient Pain Service managing patients with a variety of pain syndromes. She has been working in pain management and orthopedics for ten years and has a special interest in treating neurosurgical and orthopedic pain syndromes. Christine is passionate about promoting pain management education to all providers and is dedicated to improving both the patient and provider experience through enhanced learning.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Define Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

2. Understand the challenges of pain management of patient with OUD

3. Identify ways to manage challenging patient behaviors


0900 Jennifer Parsons, RN, MSN, FNP:

Jennifer Parsons is a Nurse Practitioner at Duke Pain Medicine and also serves in the role of Intrathecal pump coordinator. In that role, she coordinates care for an average of 150 patients across the Duke Health system, both at the pain clinic and through home health and hospice. In her 27 years at Duke, she has been employed as an RN on 6100 orthopedics for 8 years, followed by surgical/ trauma ICU for 12 years. During that time, she was also raising 2 girls, and studying for her Masters in Nursing Education at Duke University School of Nursing followed by a post masters FNP. She has worked as a clinical instructor for Durham Technical Community College. She has enjoyed guest lecturing at her Alma Mater on chronic pain management. Jennifer wishes to express her gratitude for the opportunity to speak to you today.

Objectives:

1.Describe benefits of Intrathecal drug delivery and how it compares to other options for opioid delivery

2. Discuss benefits and barriers to intrathecal therapy

3. Review pharmacology for intrathecal use


1000 Emily Davis, ACNP-C:

Emily Davis, a nurse practitioner, is the Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) Coordinator at Duke Pain Medicine in Durham, NC. Emily graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI, with a B.S. in Biology and from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, with her Master’s degree as a Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ANCC). Emily’s professional interests involve implantable pain therapies with an emphasis on SCS. Emily speaks nationally on SCS and has authored and co-authored numerous publications.

Objectives:

1. Learn the diagnoses for spinal cord stimulation

2. Learn the goals of SCS implantation

3. Understand the procedure for spinal cord stimulation pain treatment


1100 Sarah Baxt, MSN, NP

Objectives:

1. Causes of knee pain

2. Performing a thorough knee exam

3. Treatment options for knee pain

Parking is easy at the Trent parking garage. Located at

302 Trent Dr

Durham, NC 27705.

From there simply follow the walkway into the Duke Clinic and the Amphitheatre is located on the loqwe level just past the information desk.

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