Pain Management Updates for the Primary Care Provider


CME Course

Saturday, May, 16, 2015

The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of Mountain Area Health Education Center and UNC Department of Anesthesiology.  Mountain Area Health Education Center is accredited by the NCMS to sponsor continuing education for physicians.

Earn up to 8 Credits!


Tentative SchedulePain Cover 2015

07:15 - 07:45a    Continental Breakfast, Registration & Exhibits

07:45 - 08:00a    Welcome & Introduction

08:00 - 08:45a    Psychological Perspectives on Pain:  Information Useful for the Primary Care Provider

08:45 - 09:30a    The Latest in Fibromyalgia

09:30 - 09:45a     Break & Exhibits

09:45 - 10:30a     Headache Management in Primary Care

10:30 - 11:15a     Painful Peripheral Neuropathies

11:15 - 12:00p     Musculoskeletal Pain

12:00 - 01:00p    Lunch

01:00 - 01:45p    Assessment of Pelvic Pain for the Primary Practitioner

01:45 - 02:30p     Overview and Update on Chronic Opioid Management

02:30 - 03:15p     Rehabilitation of the Spine and an Approach to the Patient with Neck and Low Back Pain

03:15 - 03:30p     Break & Exhibits

03:30 - 04:15p     Non-Opioid Options for Acute Chronic Pain Management

04:15 - 05:00p     An Overview of Interventional Pain Management Therapies

05:00 - 05:15p     Closing Remarks