Enjoy an evening of dinner and networking!
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• Overview and clinical application of current national and state guidelines and relate these guidelines to the NCMB criteria for identifying and auditing top prescribers
• Management of common pain syndromes without use or over-reliance on opioids and recognizing the range and value of non-opioid pain management strategies available to use individually and/or as part of multi-modal treatment approach • Intervening with opioid dependence/addiction and medication-assisted therapies
• Explore effective use of referral and co-management, including the role of working with pain specialists and pain psychologists, physical therapists and others
Steven Prakken, MD, is the Chief of Medical Pain Service at Duke University. Dr. Prakken is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with a secondary Board Certification in Pain Management and is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American Psychiatric Association, and is a Board Member of the Pain Society of the Carolinas.
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