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TPS Lectures During TexMed
Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Category: Events

Mark Your Calendars and Plan to Attend the Texas Pain Society Lectures During TexMed 2019


Date: Friday, May 17, 2019
Location: Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, Texas - West Wing, Coronado A
Time: 7:3oam - 11:30am

Pain Medicine Program Agenda

7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions

7:30 AM: (ETHICS) Primary Care Pain Medicine: State-of-the-Art 2019 
Presented by Brian Bruel, MD, Director, Pain Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

8:00 AM: (ETHICS) Texas Medical Board Updates & Top 50 Pitfalls 
Presented by Sherif Zafraan, MD, President, Texas Medical Board, Houston 

9:00 AM: (ETHICS) Agency Task Force Report on Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations 
Presented by Vanila Singh, MD, U.Sical Officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

10:00 AM: Break

10:30 AM: Cannabis, Colorado, and the Opioid Experience 
Presented by Kenneth Finn, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Springs Rehabilitation, Colorado Springs, Colo.

12:00 PM: Adjourn 

 Presented by the Texas Pain Society under the direction of C.M. Schade, MD, PhD, Mesquite, and Timothy Zoys, MD, Dallas 

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

 Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe ways to appropriately prescribe opioids for chronic non-cancer pain patients; (2) discuss evidence from the literature and federal guidelines on how to appropriately prescribe opioids; and (3) identify and screen for opioid substance use disorder. 

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

Register For This Program Now!