Pain Management Course Agenda

Pain Management Course Agenda

SATURDAY

8:30 – 10:30 AM:

  • Treating addicted patients
  • Drug-seeking patients
  • Substance-abusing patients
  • Fraudulent prescriptions

10:30 – 10:45 AM: BREAK

10:45 AM – 12:30 PM:

  • Prescribing excessive quantities of medications
  • Clinician storage and dispensing of controlled substances
  • Chronic pain diagnosis
  • Chronic pain medication treatment
  • Chronic pain syndrome

12:30 – 1:30 PM: LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 – 3:30 PM:

  • Management of chronic insomnia
  • Classes of medications associated with increased risk
  • Medications prescribed for psychoactive effects

3:30 – 3:45 PM: BREAK

3:45 – 5:30 PM:

  • Prescribing function-enhancing medications
  • Internet medication prescribing
  • Internet medication purchases by patients

5:30 PM: ADJOURN