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Alternative Therapies in Pain Management: Evidence-Based Approaches - New York

Alternative Therapies in Pain Management: Evidence-Based Approaches - New York

Saturday, November 14, 2020 — New York

7:20 AM - 5:45 PM EDT

Virtual Conference!


With the emergence of new therapeutic strategies, we now have more options for improving the quality of life for people with acute and chronic pain. As the field continues to progress it is important for you and your colleagues to understand the most current clinical data and best practices in pain management.

The Alternative Therapies in Pain Management: Evidence-Based Approaches CME initiative will deliver information on current and emerging evidence-based approaches of traditional and alternative therapies in the management of pain induced by migraine, osteoarthritis, and surgery. The safety and efficacy of cannabis as a pain intervention will be discussed, and opioid and other substance abuse disorders will be addressed in this multicomponent learning event. A panel of experts will present the latest data and use patient case scenarios to illustrate the diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing pain.

Target Audience

This educational program is directed toward healthcare providers that treat and manage pain regularly in practice, including pain management specialists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Other health care professionals interested in pain management are invited to attend.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Examine the efficacy and safety of alternative pain agents/modalities for the treatment of migraine pain
  • Discuss the efficacy and safety of alternative pain agents/modalities for the treatment of osteoarthritis
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of alternative pain agents/modalities for the treatment of postoperative pain
  • Explain the role of opioid abuse deterrents in the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse disorder
  • Analyze the role of cannabis/medical marijuana in alternative pain management

Hot Topics for 2020

  • Legal regulations of complementary and alternative medicines
  • Incorporating alternative treatments into migraine management
  • Well-coordinated care between providers and institutions
  • The most effective nonpharmacologic therapies for osteoarthritis
  • The evolving role of stem cell therapy for pain management
  • Approaching recommendations of cannabis to treat patients for pain
  • Barriers to prescribing abuse deterrents
  • Genetic testing for opioid pain management
  • Best strategies for measuring intra-operative pain during general anesthesia

Program Co-Chairs

Charles E. Argoff, MD
Charles E. Argoff, MD
Professor of Neurology
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY
Michael Schatman, PhD
Michael Schatman, PhD
Department of Diagnostic Sciences
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Department of Public Health & Community Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Journal of Pain Research
Boston, MA


3 Ways to Register

  1. Online: Click here.
  2. Phone: Please call (888) 949-0045 or (609) 378-3701 (credit cards only).
  3. Fax: (609) 257-0705 (credit cards only).

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