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The Art and Science of Pain Management: A Clinical and Research Update
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/7/2017
When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
7:30 AM
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The Gideon Putnam
24 Gideon Putnam Road
Saratoga Springs, New York  12866
United States
Contact: 518-262-5828

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This conference will review Pain as a public health issue and discuss novel treatment options as well as managing and preventing addiction as well as how to avoid common pitfalls of pain management.


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This conference is sponsored by Albany Medical College's Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics and the Office of Continuing Medical Education and the Albany Medical Center Provider Unit for Continuing Nursing Education.


Who Should Attend
This program has been designed to be of interest to scientists, PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, primary care physicians, neurologists, pain management physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical students, residents and fellows treating or researching pain.


Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this conference, participants should:
• Become familiar with the ways in which pain has developed into a public health issue
• Identify areas needing improvement in cancer pain management
• Review the different mechanisms of pain and learn new ways to treat these clinically
• Become familiar with the use of opioids in pain management
• Discuss the direction and new technologies for the future of pain management
• Discuss intrathecal options for analgesia both new and old
• Review options for managing addiction
• Discuss updates on new treatments for pain
• Discuss ways to improve assessment of benefit in pain management
• Discuss how the pathophysiology of migraine
• Troubleshoot common pitfalls in pain management
• Facilitate interactions/collaboration between the basic and clinical science


Albany Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This Learning Activity is eligible for 6.25 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours. For information regarding other professional credit, contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education.

Registration Deadline is October 2, 2017.

By September 18:
Physician (MD, DO) $250
Scientists (PhD-Primary Appt.) $200
Full-Time AMC Employees $150
Graduate/Medical Students/RNs $110

After September 18:
Physician $300
Scientists (PhD-Primary Appt.) $250
Full-Time AMC Employees $200
Graduate/Medical Students/RNs $150

Tuition includes admission to the symposium, access to an on-line course syllabus, if available, breakfast, lunch and beverage breaks on Saturday.

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