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Nov
1
Thu
2018
Getting Ready for National Family Caregivers Month: November 2018
Nov 1 all-day

Getting Ready for National Family Caregivers Month: November 2018

Caregiver Action Network is proud to be the organization that sets the theme for November’s National Family Caregivers Month each year. This year’s theme for National Family Caregivers Month in November 2018 is “Supercharge Your Caregiving”.

You can click here for a downloadable version of this year’s theme and view background on National Family Caregivers Month here.

Be sure to follow and like CAN on Twitter and Facebook today! We will send you more great information, including a social media kit, as National Family Caregivers Month nears!

Nov
2
Fri
2018
Change Agent Pain Summit by For Grace
Nov 2 all-day

Join healthcare luminaries to transform pain care for millions of impacted Californians 

  • Reduce the Burden of OPIOID Use
  • Eliminate DISPARITIES
  • Expand INTEGRATIVE CARE

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities, Los Angeles

Speakers:

Dr. Sean Mackey, Chief of Pain Medicine, Stanford University
Dr. Wayne Jonas, Director, Samueli Integrative Health Programs
Dr. Steven Richeimer, Chief of Pain Medicine, USC

Questions? Contact John Garrett at forgracewip@yahoo.com or go to www.forgrace.org

Nov
13
Tue
2018
Columbia University Department of Anesthesiology presents: Essentials in Pain Management Update 2018
Nov 13 all-day

Columbia University Department of Anesthesiology presents:

Essentials in Pain Management Update 2018

November 13, 2018 7:00 am – 5:30 pm                                        REGISTER

Program Overview

Columbia University Department of Anesthesiology presents Essentials in Pain Management: Update 2018.

Essentials in Pain Management: Update 2018 will enhance understanding of non-opioid related advances in Pain Management. It will provide a guided approach to the management of several complex pain conditions. This will include understanding the comorbidities associated with pain and the innovative therapies and interventional techniques to address these issues. The conference will inform the attendees with several of the latest non opioid treatment strategies like trans-cranial magnetic stimulation and stem cell therapy. It will also provide information regarding the integration of traditional medicine techniques and nutritional therapies in pain management and impart an understanding on novel pharmaco-therapeutics such as CRGP and cannabinoids in the treatment of pain.

Learning Objectives

After completing Essentials in Pain Management: Update 2018 you will be able to

  • Identify a guided approach to common yet extremely complex chronic pain conditions
  • Identify and understand the management of pain related comorbidities like sleep, functional limitations, metabolic disarray and psychopathology for optimal management of complicated pain conditions
  • Understand the approach to drug toxicology screening in patients to provide safe and effective care
  • Understand new non opioid targets and the emerging pharmacotherapy in pain medicine with a focus on epigenetics, CRGP, Cannabinoids and nutritional therapies
  • Delineate a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management and integrating cutting edge interventions including nerve ablations, transcranial magnetic stimulation, regenerative medicine techniques, as well as spinal cord, peripheral nerve and dorsal root ganglion stimulation with traditional medicine strategies

Target Audience

This activity is designed for Physicians, Residents, Fellows, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and all other medical professionals involved in the evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of patients with chronic pain. It includes those in the practice of Pain Management throughout the fields of Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Primary Care, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation Medicine and Surgical Specialties.

Credit Designation Statement

PHYSICIANS

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for completing this activity.

NURSE PRACTITIONERS

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) recognizes the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as approved accreditors and allow reciprocity for AANPCP continuing education credit.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Columbia University Department of Surgery and Amedco LLC. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

SATISFACTORY COMPLETION

Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

Registration Fees

NYP Affiliates:

$200 – MD, DO, PhD

$150 – RN, NP, PA

$75 – Fellows & Residents

$25 – Students

Free – Medical Students

 

Non–NYP Affiliates:

$250 – MD, DO, PhD

$175 – RN, NP, PA

$75 – Fellows & Residents

$25 – Students

Refund Policy

Registration is limited and will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Telephone registrations and/or cancellations cannot be accepted. Refund of registration fee less a $25 administrative charge, will be made if written notice of cancellation is received by October 30, 2018. Unfortunately, no refunds can be made thereafter.

Nov
15
Thu
2018
Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event
Nov 15 all-day

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

November 15, 2018

8:00 am – 2:00 pm – Lunch on your own

James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital

Building 38, SCI Middle

Dining Room

13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33612

Please call and Register for this FREE event @ 800.533.3231 – Registration is required to know the attendance so we know how much to handout.

For Veterans & Clinicians

Presenter: Penney Cowan, Founder and CEO of the American Chronic Pain Association

The workshop objectives include:

  • Educate attendees on the impact of pain
  • Understand migraine symptoms and triggers
  • Discuss innovative approaches and resources available to help a person with pain
  • Share tools and coping strategies to bridge the gap between patients and health care providers
  • Explore how to establish and maintain a peer led educational support group
Nov
30
Fri
2018
Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event
Nov 30 all-day

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

November 30, 2018

9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Lunch on your own

Orland VA Medical Center at Lake Nona

13800 Veterans Way

4th floor Auditorium

Room 4F301-A

Orlando, FL 32827

Please call and Register for this FREE event @ 800.533.3231 – Registration is required to know the attendance so we know how much to handout.

For Veterans & Clinicians

Presenter: Penney Cowan, Founder and CEO of the American Chronic Pain Association

The workshop objectives include:

  • Educate attendees on the impact of pain
  • Understand migraine symptoms and triggers
  • Discuss innovative approaches and resources available to help a person with pain
  • Share tools and coping strategies to bridge the gap between patients and health care providers
  • Explore how to establish and maintain a peer led educational support group
Dec
7
Fri
2018
Patient Solidarity Day 2018
Dec 7 all-day

We are pleased to announce that IAPO’s annual Patient Solidarity Day (PSD) 2018 will take place on 7th December 2018. This year’s theme is Safe Medication and Healthcare for All.

2018 theme

On Friday 7th December 2018, health stakeholders from all over the world will stand together, united in a celebration of Patient Solidarity Day (PSD). This will be the sixth year running that we have joined hands to mark the Day. On PSD 2018, IAPO members, patients, various healthcare organizations, policy-makers, academia, institutions, industry and other stakeholders will come together to call for safe medication and healthcare for all.

The theme, ‘Safe Medication and Healthcare for All, will allow us to rally around a key tenet of IAPO’s Patient-centred Healthcare Declaration, that patients must have access to safe, quality and appropriate treatments as warranted by their conditions.

Follow and join the buzz on social media – #PSD2018

Jan
22
Tue
2019
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week – Coming January 22, 2019
Jan 22 all-day

Your participation truly matters and has helped us grow. Register your event or promotional activity and we can help you plan it. We can also tell you how to order free science-based materials for teens. Then, let us know how it went so others can be inspired.
Here’s how it works:

  • You Host an NDAFW Event January 22–27, 2019
  • NIDA Provides Free Materials for Teens
  • & Together We SHATTER THE MYTHS®

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is coming January 22-27, 2019. NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs!