November 16-17, 2018
Pre-conference Workshop Nov. 15
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
San Diego, California

 

Agenda

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Optional, pre-conference Addiction Workshop (Optional, separate fee required)
 

Director: Edwin Salsitz, MD
Faculty: Norah Sullivan, NP

2:00 - 2:45 PM

The Neurobiology of Addiction: Understanding Addiction from the Inside Out
Edwin Salsitz, MD   

2:45 - 3:30 PM

Psychiatric Co-morbidities and Treatment in the Addicted Population
Norah Sullivan, NP

3:30 - 3:45 PM

Break

3:45 - 4:15 PM

Treating Pain in the Patient with a Substance Use Disorder
Edwin Salsitz, MD

4:15 - 5:00 PM

Special Populations: Pregnant, Adolescents and Elderly Addicted Populations 
Edwin Salsitz, MD      

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Psychiatric Co-Morbidity/Psychosocial Treatments
Norah Sullivan, NP       

5:30 - 6:15 PM

Interesting Case Presentations with Discussion and Q&A
Edwin Salsitz, MD and Norah Sullivan, NP

6:15 PM

Adjournment

Friday, November 16, 2018

7:00 - 8:10 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

8:10 - 8:15 AM

Program Overview
Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA

8:15 – 8:45 AM

The Patient’s Journey: New Advances in the Treatment of Pain
Matthew J. Reed, MD

8:45 – 9:30 AM

Complementary and Integrative Medicine Approaches to Treating Chronic Pain
Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN

9:30 – 9:45 AM

Q&A/Panel Discussion
Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA
Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN
Matthew J. Reed, MD

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:15 – 11:00 AM

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do
Matthew J. Reed, MD

11:00 - 11:45 AM

Fibromyalgia:  New Treatment Options
David E.J. Bazzo, MD

11:45 - 12:00 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion
David E.J. Bazzo, MD
Matthew J. Reed, MD

12:00 – 12:15 PM

Luncheon

12:15 – 1:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium (non-CME)
Non-Opioid Treatment for Neuropathic Pain: Expanding Options in an Era of Opioid Scrutiny
Faculty: Bill H. McCarberg, MD and Steven P. Stanos Jr, DO
Sponsored by: SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Inc.

1:15 – 1:30 PM

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall

1:30 – 3:00 PM

Pathways in Pain Management: Osteoarthritis and Chronic Low Back Pain
Wendy L. Wright, DNP(c), ANP-BC, FNP-BC
Sponsored by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation provided through an independent education grant funded by Pfizer Inc., in partnership with Lilly USA, LLC.

3:00 – 3:15 PM

Break

3:15 – 4:00 PM

Interventional Approaches: Nerve Blocks, Injections, and Neuromodulation for Pain
Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA

4:00 – 4:45 PM

Chronic Daily Headaches and Migraines
David E.J. Bazzo, MD

4:45 – 5:30 PM

A Deeper Dive into the Pain Psychology Treatment Toolbox
Mark Lumley, PhD

5:30 – 6:00 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion
Wendy L. Wright, DNP(c), ANP-BC, FNP-BC
Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA
David E.J. Bazzo, MD
Mark Lumley, PhD

6:00 PM

Adjourn for Evening

Saturday, November 17, 2018

7:00 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 – 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (non-CME)
Using Powerful Tools for: Protecting Your License, Protecting Against Lawsuits, Increasing Your Tax Savings
Speaker: Arthur F. McOmber
Sponsored by: Legally Mine

8:10 – 8:15 am

Welcome Back
Paul J. Christo, MD

8:15 – 10:15 AM

Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits (Collaboration for REMS Education): Part 1
David E.J. Bazzo, MD
Wendy L. Wright, DNP(c), ANP-BC, FNP-BC

  • Accurately assess patients with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.

  • Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.

  • Initiate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks

  • Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.

10:15 – 10:45 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:45– 11:45 AM

Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits (Collaboration for REMS Education): Part 2
David E.J. Bazzo, MD
Wendy L. Wright, DNP(c), ANP-BC, FNP-BC

  • Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose.

  • Educate patients about safe storage and ability to access general and specific information about opioids, especially those used in your practice.

11:45 – 12:30 PM

Unexpected Urine Drug Test Results:  What to Do?
Edwin Salsitz, MD

12:30 - 12:45 PM

Luncheon

12:45– 1:30 PM

Luncheon Symposium (non-CME)
Migraine Pathophysiology and a New Treatment Option
Faculty: C. Philip O’Carroll, MD
Sponsored by: Teva Pharmaceuticals 

1:30 – 1:45 PM

Dessert Break in Exhibit Hall

1:45 – 2:30 PM

Assessment and Management of Neuropathic Pain: Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities
Srinivasa N. Raja, MD

2:30 – 3:15 PM

Medicinal Cannabis: An Alternative to Opioids?
Timothy J. Furnish, MD

3:15 – 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 – 4:15 PM

The Future: Nanomedicine and Pain
Krishnan Chakravarthy, MD, PhD

4:15 – 5:00 PM

Managing Chronic Pain in Rheumatic Diseases
Kim Dupree Jones, PhD, FNP, FAAN

5:00 – 5:30 PM

Debate: Should We Be Prescribing Opioids for Pain Management?
Moderator: David E. J. Bazzo, MD
Panel: Paul J. Christo, MD and Edwin Salsitz, MD

5:30 - 5:45 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion
Paul J. Christo, MD
David E.J. Bazzo, MD
Wendy L. Wright, DNP(c), ANP-BC, FNP-BC
Edwin Salsitz, MD
Srinivasa N. Raja, MD
Timothy J. Furnish, MD
Krishnan Chakravarthy, MD, PhD
Kim Dupree Jones, RNC, PhD, FNP, FAAN 

5:45 PM

Conference Adjourns

 

 

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