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Principles & Practice of Pain Medicine

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine features the current advances in the field of pain medicine. This focused review contains expert presentations and is available in multimedia formats to meet your continuing education needs.


 
CREDITS See below for designation of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
CE RELEASE See below for Release
CE EXPIRE See below for Termination
 
Item No Media (Can't decide on a format?) Price Purchase
ANV862DD
Video - DVD & MP4: Includes 14 DVDs and 6 MP4 digital discs, PDF syllabus, and CME information.
$995.00
ANV862CD
Audio - CD & MP3: Includes 33 audio CDs and 1 MP3 digital disc, PDF syllabus, and CME information.
$895.00
ANV862AV
Combo VIDEO/AUDIO Package: Includes 14 DVDs and 6 MP4 digital discs plus 33 audio CDs and 1 MP3 digital disc, PDF syllabus, and CME information.
$1,395.00
ANV862ZW
Additional User Package: Includes a PDF syllabus and CME information (product purchase required).
$250.00
 
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Program Information


Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine enduring activity is a DVD containing a video recording from the live course Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine, as well as teaching slides. The activity will provide a comprehensive review and update of advances in the field of pain medicine. The faculty includes specialists in many aspects of pain medicine including anesthesiology, neurology, psychiatry and psychology, internal medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, interventional radiology, and neurosurgery. Participants learn how to diagnose common pain problems and explore various options for treatment of chronic, acute and cancer-related pain. Pharmacologic, behavioral, and interventional treatments of pain will be discussed.
 
 

Target Audience


The target audience includes pain specialists, neurologists, anesthesiologists, dentists, pharmacists, internists, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, and physicians assistants with an interest in the treatment of pain. The target audience is a combination of regional, national, and international participants.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • The Practice of Pain Medicine
  • Ketamine
    Carol Warfield, MD
  • Neurologic Evaluation of the Patient in Pain
  • Mechanism-Based Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Headache
  • Botulinum Toxin for Headache and Pain
    Zahid Bajwa, MD
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation of the Patient in Pain
  • Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain
  • Role of Complementary and Alternative
    Approaches in Pain Medicine
    Joseph Audette, MA, MD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Audette, Bajwa, and Warfield
  • Managing the Difficult Patient
  • Psychological Assessment of Pain
    Joshua Wootton, MDiv, PhD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Audette and Wootton
  • Evidence-Based Pain Medicine:
    “Strengths and Limitations”
  • Pain in HIV & AIDS
    Daniel Carr, MD
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Pain
    Jyotsna Nagda, MD
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitative Issues
    in Pain Medicine
    James Rainville, MD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Bajwa, Carr, Nagda, and Rainville
  • Pathophysiology and Treatment of Discogenic
    Back Pain
    Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD
  • Imaging of Pain of Spinal Origin
    Jonathan Kleefield, MD
  • Cervical Myleopathy: Who Requires Surgery?
    Kevin McGuire, MD
  • Surgical Management of Spinal Pain
    Eric Woodard, MD
  • Percutaneous Discectomy and Vertebroplasty
    Joshua Hirsch, MD, PhD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Abdi, Hirsh, McGuire, and Woodard
  • Pain Management at the End of Life
    Musa Aner, MD
  • Pain Management – A Palliative Care Perspective
    Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Aner, Simopoulos, and Buss
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    Thomas Simopoulos, MD
  • Radiofrequency Treatment for Pain
    Christopher Gilligan, MD
  • Clinical Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics
    Charles Berde, MD, PhD
  • What You Need To Know About
    Whiplash Injury
    Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD
  • Ultrasound Guidance for Pain
    Management Procedures
  • Safety Considerations in Cervical Procedures
    Jatinder Gill, MD
  • Rational Use of New Modalities for Spinal Pain
    James Rathmell, MD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Abdi, Berde, Gill, and Rathmell
  • Mind/Body Approach to Pain Medicine
    Ellen Slawsby, PhD
  • New Advances in the Treatment of Regional
    Musculoskeletal Pain and Sports Injury
    Joanne Borg-Stein, MD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Slawsby, Borg-Stein and Wootton
  • Opioids: The Scientific Truth
    Jianren Mao, MD, PhD
  • NSAIDS & COX-2 Inhibitors
    Lee Simon, MD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Mao, Simon, and Warfield
  • Addiction Psychopharmacology Update
    Alan Wartenberg, MD
  • Toxicology Screening for Opioids
    Gary Horowitz, MD
  • Risk Stratification with Chronic Opioid Therapy
    Ronald Kulich, PhD
  • Panel Discussion
    Drs. Kulich and Wootton

 
 

Faculty


COURSE DIRECTORS

Carol Warfield, MD
Lowenstein Distinguished Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Department of Anesthesia,
Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair and Chief of Pain Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Joshua Wootton, MDiv, PhD
Assistant of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Director of Pain Psychology
Arnold Pain Management Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

PRINCIPAL FACULTY

Musa Aner, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Director, Cancer Pain Service
Arnold Pain Management Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Joseph Audette, MA, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Department of Medicine
Harvard Vanguard Medical
Associates Kenmore -
Pain Management Department
Boston, MA

Zahid Bajwa, MD
Boston Headache Institute
Boston Pain Care Center
Waltham, MA

Charles Berde, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesia (Pediatrics)
Harvard Medical School
Children’s Hospital Boston
Department of Anesthesia
Boston, MA

Joanne Borg-Stein, MD
Associate Professor of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Director, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Sports Medicine Fellowship Team Physician
Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA

Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Hospice Palliative Medicine
& Medical Oncology
Boston, MA

Daniel Carr, MD
Saltonstall Professor of Pain Research
Director, Pain Research
Education and Policy Program
Department Public Health and
Community Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Jatinder Gill, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesia
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Christopher Gilligan, MD
Instructor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Pain Medicine
Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Joshua Hirsch, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair: Interventional Care
Director: Interventional Neuroradiology/
Endovascular Neurosurgery
Chief: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Gary Horowitz, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Clinical Chemistry
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Jonathan Kleefield, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Ronald J. Kulich, PhD
Professor, Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Craniofacial Pain and Headache Center
Lecturer, Department of Anesthesia,
Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Jianren Mao, MD, PhD
Richard J. Kitz Professor of Anesthesia Research
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Anesthesia,
Critical Care and Pain Medicine

Kevin McGuire, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Orthopedic Spine Service
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Boston, MA

Jyotsna Nagda, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Associate Program Director, Pain Fellow
Department of Anesthesia
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Arnold Pain Management Center
Boston, MA

Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Neurology
Boston, MA

James Rainville, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Department of Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation
New England Baptist Hospital
The Spine Center
Boston, MA

James Rathmell, MD
Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair and Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care
and Pain Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Ellan Slawsby, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Pain Services
Benson- Henry Institute
Boston, MA

Lee Simon, MD
Principal, SDG LLC,
West Newton, MA

Thomas Simopoulos, MD
Assistant Professor in Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Director of Interventional Pain Services
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Alan Wartenberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Tufts University
Medical Director,
Discovery House Programs,
Boston, MA

Eric Woodard, MD
Chief of Neurosurgery
New England Baptist Hospital
Boston, MA


 
 

Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Optimally select patients for pharmacologic treatment of pain with opioids and other medications
    and titrate the doses appropriately
  • Optimally select patients for interventional pain treatments such as injection therapies
    and implanted devices
  • Use a variety of pain relieving techniques to assure adequate pain control in their patients

 
 

Accreditation


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Recording: June 18-22, 2012
Date of Original Release and Most Recent Review: April 1, 2013
Credit Expiration Date: April 1, 2015

Estimated Time to Complete this Activity: 22.5 hours

Learners who participated in the live course are not eligible to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the enduring activity.

Method of Physician Participation: To successfully complete this activity and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, learners must listen to or view all lectures, successfully complete a posttest, and submit a post-course evaluation.