Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine

The Oakstone Institute Clinical Update

Stay on top of new trends and improve outcomes in the management of chronic pain.

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Improve Performance in the Management of Chronic Pain

Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine will improve your understanding of new trends in pain management including the use of medical marijuana. It features over 40 audio lectures with accompanying slides and covers new advances in pain physiology, controlled substance risk management strategies and special patient group needs for the management of chronic pain. It will help you to better:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of pain and common diagnoses found in a chronic pain population
  • Describe general treatment principles, including psychological and rehabilitative approaches
  • Identify improved risk management approaches to the prescribing of controlled substances and diversion-resistant formulations
  • Provide multidisciplinary treatment plans in collaboration with other specialists
  • Reexamine current approaches and understand alternate treatments including the use of medical marijuana

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in pain medicine provides 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online or via audio CD, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may confidently incorporate the latest thinking and guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • New Insights into Small Fiber Neuropathy - Charles E. Argoff, MD
  • Opioid Therapy and Chronic Pain - Jane C. Ballantyne, MD
  • Individual Patient Responses to Analgesics and Personalized Pain Medicine - Stephen Bruehl, PhD
  • Pain Management for Battlefield Injuries and Strategies to Prevent Chronic Pain - Steven P. Cohen, MD
  • New Concepts for an Acute Pain Service - Darin J. Correll, MD
  • Cannabinoids and Chronic Pain - Mellar P. Davis, MD
  • Pediatric Pain Management - Pradeep Dinakar, MB, BS
  • What is Meaningful Pain Relief – Clinical Trials to Clinical Practice - Robert H. Dworkin, PhD
  • Catastrophizing and Other Barriers to Rehabilitation - Robert R. Edwards, PhD
  • Psychiatry for the Pain Doctor - Mohammed A. Issa, MD
  • Psychopharmacology and Analgesia - Mohammed A. Issa, MD
  • Managing Opioid Therapy in the High-Risk Patient - Robert N. Jamison, PhD
  • Updated Integrative Medicine Approaches for Chronic Pain Including the Use of Medical Marijuana - Donald B. Levy, MD
  • New Insights to Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia - Jianren Mao, MD, PhD
  • Compounding Pharmacies and Safety - Michele L. Matthews, PharmD, CPE, BCACP
  • Interpreting Urine Toxicology Screens - Stacy E.F. Melanson, MD, PhD
  • Opioids, Treatment Decisions, and the Law - Edward Michna, MD, JD
  • Prescription Monitoring Programs - Edward Michna, MD, JD
  • Physiatry for the Pain Doctor - Devi E. Nampiaparampil, MD
  • Imaging and Pain Pathways - Vitaly J. Napadow, PhD
  • Cancer Pain - Sanjeet Narang, MB, BS
  • Implantable Devices for Neuroaxial Infusion - Sanjeet Narang, MD
  • Pain, Palliative Care, and the Anesthesiologist - Sanjeet Narang, MB, BS
  • Epidural Steroid Injections – Is There a Future? - Srdjan S. Nedeljkovic, MD
  • Opioids and Public Health Policy - Srdjan S. Nedeljkovic, MD
  • Closed Claims and Risk Management - James P. Rathmell, MD
  • Intrathecal Pharmacotherapy - Richard Rauck, MD
  • Neurosurgical Approaches for Pain - William S. Rosenberg, MD, FAANS
  • Connected Health’s Role in Pain Management - Edgar L. Ross, MD
  • Neurology for the Pain Doctor - Martin A. Samuels, MD
  • Patient Education for the Chronic Pain Patient - Elizabeth Scanlan, RNC, NP, MSN
  • Resolvins in the Resolution of Inflammation and Pain - Charles N. Serhan, PhD, DSc
  • Dentistry for the Pain Doctor - Jeffrey R. Shaefer, DDS, MS
  • Rheumatology for the Pain Doctor - Jeffrey A. Sparks, MD, MMSc
  • New Approaches to Outcomes Measurement in Pain Management - Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
  • A Primer on Managing Opioid Dependence and Withdrawal - Joji Suzuki, MD
  • Improving Quality of Care at the End of Life - James A. Tulsky, MD
  • Gynecology for the Pain Doctor - Assia T. Valovska, MD
  • Treating Opioid-Induced Constipation - Arnold Wald, MD, AGAF, MACG
  • Securing Opioid Delivery Systems - Lynn R. Webster, MD
  • Vein Ablation - Robert Jason Yong, MD
  • Spine Surgery for the Pain Doctor - Jay M. Zampini, MD

Course Director

Edgar L. Ross, MD

  • Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Pain Management Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Speakers

Charles E. Argoff, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Albany Medical College
  • Director, Comprehensive Pain Center
  • Albany Medical Center
  • Albany, NY

Jane C. Ballantyne, MD

  • Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Seattle, WA

Stephen Bruehl, PhD

  • Professor of Anesthesiology
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Nashville, TN

Steven P. Cohen, MD

  • Professor of Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Director, Blaustein Pain Treatment Center
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Professor of Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
  • Director of Pain Research
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Bethesda, MD
  • Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Darin J. Correll, MD

  • Director, Postoperative Pain Management Service
  • Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Chair, Acute Pain Committee
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Mellar P. Davis, MD, FCCP, FAAHPM

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Cleveland, OH

Pradeep Dinakar, MD, MS, FAAP

  • Associate Director
  • Chronic Pain Program and Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurology
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Robert H. Dworkin, PhD

  • Professor of Anesthesiology, Neurology, and Psychiatry
  • Professor of Neurology in the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Rochester, NY

Robert R. Edwards, PhD

  • Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Mohammed A. Issa, MD

  • Departments of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and
  • Pain Medicine and Psychiatry
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Robert N. Jamison, PhD

  • Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Donald B. Levy, MD

  • Medical Director
  • Osher Clinical Center for Integrative Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Jianren Mao, MD, PhD

  • Richard Kitz Professor of Anaesthesia Research
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Michele L. Matthews, PharmD, CPE, BCACP

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • MCPHS University
  • Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner – Pain Management
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Stacy E.F. Melanson, MD, PhD

  • Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry
  • Department of Pathology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Edward Michna, MD, JD

  • Director, Pain Trials Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Devi E. Nampiaparampil, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • New York University School of Medicine
  • New York, NY

Vitaly J. Napadow, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

 

Sanjeet Narang, MB, BS

  • Director of Oncology Pain Management
  • Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Management
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Srdjan S. Nedeljkovic, MD

  • Fellowship Director, Pain Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

James P. Rathmell, MD

  • Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Richard L. Rauck, MD

  • Medical Director
  • The Center for Clinical Research
  • Carolinas Pain Institute
  • Pain Fellowship Director
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Winston-Salem, NC

William S. Rosenberg, MD, FAANS

  • Director and Neurosurgeon
  • Center for the Relief of Pain
  • Midwest Neuroscience Institute
  • Kansas City, MO

Edgar L. Ross, MD

  • Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Pain Management Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Martin A. Samuels, MD

  • Miriam Sydney Joseph Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chairman, Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Elizabeth Scanlan, RNC, NP, MSN

  • Nursing Director – Nurse Practitioner
  • Pain Management
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Charles N. Serhan, PhD, DSc

  • Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • The Simon Gelman Professor of Anaesthesia (Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology)
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Jeffrey R. Shaefer, DDS, MS

  • Director of Pain Education
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Jeffrey A. Sparks, MD, MMSc

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Milan P. Stojanovic, MD

  • Chief, Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology,
  • Critical Care and Pain Medicine Service
  • VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Boston, MA

Joji Suzuki, MD

  • Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

James A. Tulsky, MD

  • Chief, Duke Palliative Care
  • Professor of Medicine and Nursing
  • Duke University School of Medicine
  • Durham, NC

Assia T. Valovska, MD

  • Chief of Pelvic Pain Division
  • Pain Management Center
  • Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Arnold Wald, MD, AGAF, MACG

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Madison, WI

Lynn R. Webster, MD

  • Vice President of Scientific Affairs
  • PRA Health Sciences
  • Salt Lake City, UT

R. Jason Yong, MD, MBA

  • Medical Director
  • Pain Management Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Jay M. Zampini, MD

  • Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Spine Surgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing LLC designates this enduring material for 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: June 30, 2015
Date Credits Expire: June 30, 2018

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, you will be better able to:

  • Discuss in detail the scope of unmanaged pain in the United States and proposed solutions for this
  • Describe the pathophysiology of pain and common diagnoses found in a chronic pain population
  • Describe general treatment principles, including psychological and rehabilitative approaches with an appreciation of the unique characteristics of a chronic pain population
  • Identify improved risk management approaches to the prescribing of controlled substances and diversion-resistant formulations

Intended Audience

  • Practicing pain physicians
  • Physicians enrolled in pain fellowship programs
  • Primary care and middle-level practitioners interested in improving their chronic pain expertise or requiring courses for renewing licensure

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