PAINWeek 2016 Welcomes back the American Academy of Pain Medicine to the National Conference in Las Vegas

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AAPM will enhance pain education during its track on Wednesday, September 7

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Attendees can look forward to interactive presentations from some of the foremost pain medicine professionals in the field, designed to improve both practices and treatment of patients in pain.

PAINWeek®—the largest US pain conference for frontline practitioners—is celebrating its 10th annual meeting. Again joining the conference will be the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). Phil Saigh, Executive Director of AAPM, commented, “AAPM is excited to present a cutting-edge PAINWeek program. Attendees can look forward to interactive presentations from some of the foremost pain medicine professionals in the field, designed to improve both practices and treatment of patients in pain.” Sessions on Wednesday, September 7, will include CRPS, Fibromyalgia, and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy; Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Under Attack! Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Clinical Practice Guidelines; and the 2-part It Takes a Village: Caring for the Whole Patient—From an Integrative Therapies Approach (part 1) and With an Interdisciplinary Team (part 2, including case studies).

Convening at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas September 6-10, PAINWeek 2016 expects to welcome over 2300 physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals for a comprehensive program of course offerings, satellite events, and exhibits. Additionally, over 100 exhibitors will be participating at the Exhibit Hall, commencing with the traditional Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening.

Peruse the Schedule at a Glance, available at painweek.org/schedule, for a comprehensive overview of tracks and courses. As at prior PAINWeek conferences, the 2016 curriculum will feature a wealth of course concentrations, including behavioral pain management, health coaching, interventional pain management, master classes, medical/legal, neurology, palliative care, pharmacotherapy, as well as special interest sessions such as The Medical Stasi: Is Risk Management for Controlled Substances Destroying the Provider-Patient Relationship?; The MEDD Myth: Practice and Research Implications; and If 6 Were 9: The CDC’s Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and the Veil of Secrecy.

The PAINWeek curriculum now encompasses over 120 CE/CME course hours, enabling attendees to earn up to 36.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

A registration discount is available until the end of this month. For more information or to register, visit http://www.painweek.org.

PAINWeek® is provided by Global Education Group.

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