Ft. Lauderdale Hosts Pain Management PAINWeekEnd CE/CME Conference for The Main Street Practitioner on May 14

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A Full Day of Learning: Earn up to 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits for $129

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This conference is a must for pain practitioners

“PAINWeekEnd is a great resource for the primary care physician who manages pain,” says Sanford Silverman, MD.

PAINWeekEnd (PWE) Regional Conferences are now in their 6th year! PWE Ft. Lauderdale, on May 14 at the Westin Ft. Lauderdale, 400 Corporate Drive, will provide busy clinicians and allied healthcare practitioners with relevant, practical instruction in the management of chronic pain. “There are many regulations that affect a physician who manages chronic pain. This is particularly true for Florida physicians. This conference is a must for pain practitioners.” Dr. Silverman is CEO of Comprehensive Pain Medicine; Immediate Past President of the Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians; and President of the Broward County Medical Association in Pompano Beach. Dr. Silverman is be presenting 2 courses at PWE Ft. Lauderdale and will act as moderator.

The release of the new CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain continues to engender debate among practitioners. Pain is a complex and fragmented area of clinical medicine, and the courses presented at PAINWeekEnd will touch upon these and other timely issues.

Florida requires 40 hours of CME every 2 years for relicensing. By attending PAINWeekEnd Ft. Lauderdale, participants can receive 6.0 CE/CME credit hours as they enhance their skills in medication risk evaluation and mitigation, pain assessment and diagnosis, and delivery of individualized multimodal treatment. Course topics include the chronic pain assessment; opioid induced hyperalgesia; when does acute pain become chronic?; five coping skills every chronic pain patient needs to know; abuse deterrent technology: is it effective?; and “Ain’t Misbehavin’: Decreasing and Managing Medication Aberrant Behavior.” In addition, there will be commercially supported activities addressing a range of product, disease state, and medical information topics.

To see the complete agenda and more information about this or other PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference, go to painweekend.org.

The online registration fee for this PAINWeekEnd Conference is $129. PAINWeekEnd registrants are further offered the opportunity to register for the 2016 PAINWeek National Conference, September 6-10, in Las Vegas, for $129 off the current online published price.

PAINWeekEnd is provided by Global Education Group.

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