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TPS Pain Breakout Lectures at TexMed
Friday, May 18, 2018, 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM CST
Category: Events

 

TexMed 2018
May 18-29, 2018
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort
San Antonio, TX

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Pain Medicine (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the Texas Pain Society under the direction of Larry C. Driver, MD, Houston and Maxim Eckmann, MD, San Antonio

Friday, May 18, 2018, Level 3, Azalea

  • 4.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.50 Ethics credits
  • 4.00 AAFP (P) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) discuss non-opioid medication options for treating pain; (2) review standard injection therapy for various pain problems; (3) consider aspects of potential infusion therapy for refractory pain problems; (4) outline several advanced techniques for chronic pain; (5) outline current Texas Medical Board requirements around pain care; and (6) discuss current state and national regulatory and policy issues around pain care. 

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of pain management

  • 7:30 AM: Register for TexMed And This Program Now
  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:30 AM: Non-Opioid Medications for Pain
    Ameet Nagpal MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC-SA)
  • 8:00 AM: Injections for Acute and Chronic Pain
    Brian Boies MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC-SA)
  • 8:30 AM: Infusions for Intractable Pain
    Maxim S. Eckmann MD, Director of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC-SA)
  • 9:00 AM: Advanced Non-surgical Pain Care
    Ellen Lin MD, Advanced Spine and Pain Center, San Antonio
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: TMB Updates for Pain Management
    Amy Swanholm, JD, Assistant General Counsel, Texas Medical Board, Austin
  • 11:00 AM: Prescription Pain Drug Regulations
    Cris M. Schade MD PhD, Advanced Pain Solutions, Mesquite