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Pain Management while Reducing the Risk for Opioid Use Disorder

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Ellis Graham Auditorium

1101 Nott St.

Schenectady, NY 12308

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Come hear from leading experts in the field on how they provide chronic and acute pain management in their practices while reducing the risk for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), how they provide practical pain management while reducing the risk for OUD, and how they treat their patients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) that have chronic pain.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of Ellis Medicine and Schenectady County Public Health Services. Ellis Medicine is accredited by The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Ellis Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Speakers/Panelist:

Dr. Charles Argoff, Director of the Comprehensive Pain Center at Albany Medical Center Board Certified In: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine, American Board of Pain Medicine

Dr. Kristin Mack, Capital Care Family Medicine PC Site Manager and Future Co-Lead Physician at Hudson Headwater Health Network Board Certified through American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Dr. Paul Updike, Medical Director of Chemical Dependency, Sisters Hospital, Buffalo, NY Board Certified in: Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine through ASAM, and Pain Management through the American Academy of Pain Management.

Stephanie Nichols, Pharm. D., Pharmacy Faculty, Maine Medical Center Professor of Pharmacy Practice at HUSOP and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at School of Medicine, Tufts University

Learning Objectives:

1. Increased understandning of pain versus addiction

2. Increased understanding of medication options for those with acute and/or with chronic pain

3. Increased understaning of how to treat patients with SUD/OUD that have acute or chronic pain

4. Audience will learn at least 5 non-opioid alternatives to pain management

This training is supported by 1 NU90TP921994 (Public Health Opioid Crisis), funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

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