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Announcing the Pennsylvania Pain Society - An Independent Medical Society for the Pennsylvania Pain Physician and Practitioner - Join us December 2-4, 2016 at the Hershey Lodge for the Inaugural Annual Meeting and Scientific Sesisons - earn up to 15.25 CME Credits!
Register for the Full Meeting and recieve 2017 Membership in the Society!
Special Guest Lecturers:
Charles E. Argoff MD, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Grace Forde MD, Northwell Health, Great Neck, NY
Richard Rauck MD, Carolinas Pain Institute, Winston-Salem, NC
Fred Wells Brason III, Rev.m Project Lazarus, Moravian Falls, NC
Christopher Cardillo Esq., New York, NY
Katherine Galluzzi DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Vitaly Gordin MD, Pennsylvania State University, Hummelstown, PA
Lawrence Kobak DPM JD, Kern Augustine P.C., New York, NY
Yeshvant Navalgund MD, DNA Advanced Pain Treatment Center, Indiana, PA
Bruce Nicholson MD, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA
Rishin Patel MD, Insight Medical Partners, Havertown, PA
Tammy Sharp, Highmark Blue Shield, Harrisburg, PA
David Simmons DO, Heart of Lancaster Regional Hospital, Allentown, PA
Jennifer Stephens DO, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA
Yavok Vorobeychik MD, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA
Christopher Ziegler PsyD, Pinnacle Health, Mechanicsburg, PA
Friday, December 02, 2016
9:00-11:00 AM Pennsylvania Pain Society Board Meeting
11:30 AM Registration Opens
12:30 -1:30 PM Corporate Member Showcase with Gold Founding Corporate Member Pernix Therapeutics (Lunch Provided By the Society – no CME Provided)
Session I- An Overview of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Law
1:30 -1:35 PM Welcome and Opening Remarks From Bruce Nicholson MD, President
1:35-2:00 PM Act 16 – Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Law – Bruce Nicholson MD
2:00 -2:45 PM Legal Implications of Medical Marijuana – Christopher Cardillo Esq.
2:45-3:15 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors
3:15-4:00 PM The Endocannbinoid System – Charles E. Argoff MD
4:00-4:45 PM Safety and Efficacy of Medical Cannabis - TBD
4:45-5:30 PM Incorporating Medical Cannabis into your Practice – Grace Forde MD
5:30-6:00 PM Questions, Answers and Discussion
6:00-7:00 PM Networking Reception (all Invited)
Evening on Own (Hershey Holiday Festival of Lights)
Saturday, December 03, 2016
7:00 AM Registration & Exhibits Open (Breakfast Provided by Society)
7:30-8:00 AM Corporate Member Showcase (no CME provided)
SESSION II – Hot Topics in Pain Management
8:00 -8:45 AM The Psychology of Pain – Christopher Ziegler PhD
8:45 - 9:30 AM Overdose: Fred Wells Brason
9:30-10:15 AM Emerging Therapies in Interventional Pain Management: Yakov Vorobeychik MD PhD
10:15 – 10:45 AM Networking Break with Exhibitors
10:45 – 11:30 AM Topical Mixology 101 – Rishin Patel MD
11:30 – 12:15 PM Special Guest Lecturer Richard Rauck MD
12:15 – 1:30 PM Annual Business Meeting and Corporate Member Showcase (Lunch Provided, no CME Provided)
SESSION III – Patient Care Scenarios – Difficult Patients, Difficult Cases
1:30-2:15 PM Controlling Pain in and Inpatient Population while Preventing Opioid Related Side-Effects – Vitaly Gordin MD and Jennifer Hubbell CRNP
2:15-3:30 PM Clinical Vignettes: How to Care for Difficult Patients: Panel: Tammy Sharp, Vitaly Gordin MD, David Simmons DO, Bruce Nicholson MD
3:30 – 4:00 PM Networking Break with Exhibitors (Exhibits close at 4 pm)
SESSION IV – Clinical Best Practices for Pennsylvania Providers
4:00 – 4:30 PM Non-Pain-Clinician Management of Chronic Pain – Jennifer Stephens DO
4:30-5:00 PM Legal Guidance for Board Compliance – Lawrence Kobak DPM JD
5:00 -5:45 PM Incorporating Pennsylvania Mandates Into Your Practice – Yeshvant Navalgund MD and Vitaly Gordon MD
5:45 – 6:00 PM Discussion, Questions & Answers
Dinner on Own (Hershey Holiday Festival of Lights)
Sunday, December 4, 2016
7:30 AM Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast
SESSION V: SAFE Opioid Prescribing with Charles Argoff MD, Katherine Galluzzi MD, and Richard Rauck MD
8:00-8:15 AM SAFE Opioid Prescribing Introduction
8:15-8:45 AM Evaluation is Essential for Safe and Effective Pain Management Using ER/LA Opioids
8:45-9:15 AM Best Practices for How to Start Therapy with ER/LA Opioids How to Stop, and What to Do in Between
9:15-9:45 AM Evidenced Based Tools for Screening for Patients at Risk and Monitoring for Adherence to Prescribed ER/LA Opioids
9:45-10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00-10:30 AM Talk to Me: Proven Methods to Counsel Your Patients on ER/LA Opioids and Achieve Positive Outcomes
10:30-11:00 AM Everything You Always Wanted to Know About ER/LA Opioids as a Drug Class
11:00-11:30 AM Getting the Most Clinical Insights from Specific ER/LA Product Information Sources
11:30 -12:00 PM Discussion, Questions & Answers
MD/DO/DC/PhD/PharmD: $400 before November 1, $450 after November 1
PA/NP/RN/ Admin/Therapist : $300 before November 1, $350 after November 1
** Register for the full meeting and receive a 2017 Society Membership (a $150 MD/ $100 HCP value).
Hotel Accommodations: The Society has reserved a limited number of sleeping rooms at The Hershey Lodge, Hershey PA at the discounted rate of $189.00 Queen/King plus tax. Once the rooms are booked and or the sleeping block discount expires, the hotel rates increase. The Society’s rates expire when the rooms sell out — or on November 1st, 2016 – whichever is sooner. Do Not Delay! Book Today online at www.PAPainSociety.org
ACCME - Earn up to a total of 15.25 Credits!
AMEDCO (Friday and Saturday Programming)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Amedco and The Pennsylvania Pain Society. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PMI-cme (Sunday SAFE Opioid Prescribing Program)
SAFE Opioid Prescribing | Strategies. Assessment. Fundamentals. Education is provided by pmiCME, the accredited division of Pri-Med LLC . Pri-Med is an independent medical education company providing timely, relevant educational programs for clinical professionals.
ACCME Accreditation with Commendation
ACCME Accreditation Statement pmiCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Designation Statement pmiCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AANP Providership pmiCME is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP provider number 040308. This program has been approved for 3.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.75 hours of pharmacology).
See you in Hershey for the Inaugural Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions!