MONTCLAIR, N.J., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners requires 40 hours AMA
Senior PAINWeek faculty member Douglas Gourlay, MD, MSc, FRCPC, DFASAM, has been at the forefront of the effort for better education in the intelligent engagement of pharmacotherapy in pain management. At PAINWeekEnd Nashville, Dr. Gourlay will be contributing his insights into the special challenges of the "inherited" pain patient for whom existing regulations and guidelines often provide inadequate direction. In addition to this course, Trainwreck: Addressing Complex Pharmacotherapy With the Inherited Pain Patient, he will lead A Comedy of Errors: Methadone and Buprenorphine. "Practitioners today may have a reasonable understanding of traditional opioids such as morphine, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and fentanyl," Dr. Gourlay observed. "But there is less familiarity with buprenorphine and less comfort with methadone. In this session, we'll be imparting practical insights on when and how to use these agents, including appropriate uses in therapy, dosage formulations, and titration, routes of delivery, drug interactions, and more."
Other courses to be offered at PAINWeekEnd Nashville include Not for Human Consumption: New Drugs of Abuse and Their Detection; Get Your Specimens in Order: How to Avoid Bad Company and Tame the Paper Beast Associated With Testing Drugs of Abuse; What's All the "GABA" About? Pregabalin and Gabapentin Abuse; Embrace Changes and Prevent Overdose: A Basic Blueprint for Legal Risk Mitigation and Response; Rational Polypharmacy: An Update for Specific Conditions; Evidence Based Approaches to Chronic Pain Management: Time to Reconsider the Benefit of Technophilism?; Recent Advances in Opioid Deterrent Formulations; Lost in Translation: Making Sense of Clinical Treatment Guidelines; Reefer Madness: Taking the Insanity Out of Medical Cannabinoids; and Regional Pain Syndromes: Neck and Back.
Commercially supported activities—addressing a range of product, disease state, and medical information topics—will also be presented.
For more information about this or other regional conferences, and to register for $199, go to the PAINWeekEnd website. BONUS: PAINWeekEnd registrants may register for the 2019 PAINWeek National Conference, September 3-7, in Las Vegas, for $200 off the regular online published price.
PAINWeekEnd is provided by Global Education Group.
About Global Education Group:Global Education Group focuses on producing partnership-based CME for healthcare practitioners. The Global team works with a select group of medical education companies, associations, academic institutions and healthcare facilities to develop and accredit live healthcare conferences and workshops as well as online activities. With each partnership or joint providership, Global brings accreditation expertise, project management excellence and grant funding intelligence. Based in Littleton, Colo., Global has accreditation with commendation from the ACCME. Global also holds accreditations to offer continuing education for nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, dietitians, dentists and psychologists. Global is a division of Ultimate Medical Academy.
SOURCE Tarsus Cardio, dba PAINWeek
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