This webinar series is presented via Livestream (virtual) only and presents in ET from Jacksonville, Florida

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Management of chronic pain is complex, with primary care physicians and other non-pain management specialists often facing challenges in addressing complex pain. In particular, there are significant knowledge gaps regarding opioid management and nonpharmacologic management. This webinar series addresses these gaps with topics that focus on improving the safety and quality of treatment of patients with chronic pain in our community.

Pain Management Webinar Series 2024

Dealing with Difficult Patients and How to Effectively Communicate

August 13, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Speaker: Christopher Sletten, Ph.D., M.D.

Communication with patients with chronic pain can often be challenging given a different number of factors. This session will focus on effective strategies for communicating with difficult patients as well as patients who catastrophize their pain so that providers can optimize patient safety and outcomes.

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Addressing Needs and Expectations of Patients with Chronic Pain

September 10, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Speaker: Katherine Cloud, MS, PA-C

Patients with chronic pain may present with unique challenges, concerns and expectations than patients who do not struggle with chronic, debilitating symptoms. Join us this month as we discuss practical approaches to managing the needs and expectations of this patient population, and learn how we can best care for many of our patients who sometimes struggle the most.

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Opioid Prescribing: Best Practice Updates

October 8, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Speaker: Tina Ardon, M.D. 

Join us this month to learn about updates to best practices in opioid prescribing, including practical tips on safe and effective management of patients utilizing opioids for chronic pain. From identifying patients at risk for adverse effects due to opioids, recognizing substance use disorder, considering opioid alternatives, and outlining how to structure a safe and well-managed prescribing practice, we are pleased to outline the Mayo Clinic model of care with respect to opioid prescribing.

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Management of Spine-Related Pain and Functional Impairment

November 12, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Speaker: Stephen Covington, D.O.

Chronic neck and back pain are some of the greatest contributors to disability and functional impairment in the United States as well as globally. This month we will discuss management approaches to addressing chronic spine pain specifically through the lens of functional impairment, with a focus on improving the overall quality of life for this patient population.

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Psychological Approaches to Treating Symptom Burden and Functional Disability in Patients with Chronic Pain

December 10, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Speaker: Lauren Pudalov, PsyD

Physical function and mood can be significantly impacted by chronic pain and affect treatment outcomes. As we wrap up 2024, join us for a special conclusion to the year as we reflect on the psychological aspects of chronic pain management, and how these insights can be used to better help patients.

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Previous Webinars

Medical Cannabis in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

January 9, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Ryan S. D'Souza, M.D

This month's session will cover the topic of medical cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain. Come learn about the known risks, potential benefits, and everything you want to learn about the complex regulatory environment surrounding medical cannabis.

Causes and Treatment of Peripheral Joint Pain

February 13, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Mark B. Hurdle, M.D.

We're pleased to welcome Dr. Mark Hurdle to discuss the management of chronic peripheral joint pain. Join us as we learn about diagnosis and treatment of complex chronic pain of the knees, hip and shoulders, including chronic pain after joint surgery.

Treating Chronic Pain in Austere Environments

March 12, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Join us this month for a very special discussion about the experiences of medical professionals treating patients near combat environments. Come learn about the experience of building a medical practice to treat patients with pain after combat-related injuries, and how Ukrainian physicians are learning to treat patients during wartime.

 

 

Painful Neurologic Conditions

April 9, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Sahil Gupta, MBBS, M.D.

This month's session will cover painful neurologic conditions such as peripheral neuropathy, headache, and other pain of the central and peripheral nervous system. Join us as we tackle some of the most challenging pain presentations, and bring your questions about treating painful neurologic conditions.

Challenging Cases in Pain Medicine

May 14, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Speakers: Justin Schappell, MD and Robert Pagan Rosado, MD

This month's webinar will focus on challenging cases in Pain Medicine. Come learn about pain specialists approach complex or difficult-to-diagnose pain problems.

 

Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

June 11, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Zaheera Lukman, DO

The use of buprenorphine in chronic pain management is growing, and misperceptions about its role and pharmacology are not uncommon. We are privileged to welcome our Palliative Medicine colleague to discuss the use of buprenorphine, including in the cancer pain population, particularly cancer survivorship.

 

Applying Lifestyle Medicine Principles to Patients with Chronic Pain

July 9, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Speaker: Amy Rabatin, M.D.

Lifestyle Medicine is an new, growing specialty with excellent application in patients with chronic pain. Join us as we welcome Dr. Mussallem, a specialist in Lifestyle Medicine, as she discusses this novel approach to treating chronic conditions involving six pillars of wellness.