PainThe UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief presents the Essentials of Primary Care Pain Management 2019. This dynamic two-day conference features expert presentations from leaders in the field and interactive small group case discussions on the latest topics in pain management.

UC Davis Health is accredited by ACCME and this conference has been approved for 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

Course highlights:

  • Opioid Tapering: From Conversation to Practice
  • The New World of Migraine Treatment
  • Legal Issues in Pain Management
  • Abuse and Addiction at the Front Lines of Primary Care

Note: This course fulfills the Medical Board of California CME requirement for management and treatment of terminally ill and dying patients.

American Academy of Family Physicians  (AAFP) credit is pending.

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Conference details:

September 21–22, 2019
UC Davis Health Education Building
4610 X St., Lecture Hall 1222
Sacramento, CA 95817
7:45 a.m.– 4:15 p.m.

Noon – 5 p.m.
FREE Preconference medication assisted treatment (MAT) waiver training

Kenneth Saffier, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
UCSF

 

7:00 – 7:45 a.m.
Registration and breakfast

7:45 – 8:00 a.m.
Welcome and review objectives

Scott Fishman, M.D.
Fullerton Endowed Chair in Pain Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Director, Center for Advancing Pain Relief
UC Davis

8:00 – 8:50 a.m.
What is pain?

Scott Fishman, M.D.
Fullerton Endowed Chair in Pain Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Director, Center for Advancing Pain Relief
UC Davis

8:55-9:45 a.m.
Low back pain: guideline-based evaluation

David Copenhaver, MD, MPH
Chief, Pain Medicine Division
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

9:45 – 9:55 a.m.
Q&A

9:55 – 10:05 a.m.
Break

10:05 – 10:55 a.m.
The new world of migraine treatment

Marc Lenaerts, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director, Outpatient Neurology
UC Davis

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.
Treatment of neuropathic pain: medications to neuromodulation

Scott Pritzlaff, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

11:50 a.m. – Noon
Q&A

Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Small group case discussions
Participants will have the opportunity to take part in each of the small group case discussion in the afternoon

  • Low back pain exam

David Copenhaver, M.D., MPH
Chief, Pain Medicine Division
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis</>

Charles De Mesa, D.O., MPH
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

  • Bring your headaches

Marc Lenaerts, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director, Outpatient Neurology
UC  Davis

  • It burns: neuropathic pain

Scott Pritzlaff, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

Naileshni Singh, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

  • Legal issues in pain management

Scott Fishman, M.D.
Fullerton Endowed Chair in Pain Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Director, Center for Advancing Pain Relief
UC Davis

Kimberley Kirchmeyer
Executive Director, Medical Board of California

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 – 8:50 a.m.
Opioid tapering: from conversations to practice

Jennifer Hah, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center 

8:55 – 9:45 a.m.
Opioid prescriber obligations

  • Urine drug testing
  • The patient provider agreement
  • Prescription drug monitoring
  • Nalaxone

Gagan Mahajan, M.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

9:45 – 9:55 a.m.
Q&A

9:55 – 10:05 a.m.
Break

10:05 – 10:55 a.m.
Abuse and addiction at the front lines of primary car e

Alicia Agnoli, M.D., MPH, MHS
Assistant Professor Family and Community Medicine

11-11:50 a.m.
Behavioral changes as pain management

Ravi Prasad, PhD
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

11:50 a.m. – Noon
Q&A

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Small group case discussions
Participants will have the opportunity to take part in each of the small group case discussion in the afternoon

  • Experienced-based learning: practicing mindfulness

Matthew Roselli, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

  • The opioid dilemma

Scott Fishman, M.D.
Fullerton Endowed Chair in Pain Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Director, Center for Advancing Pain Relief
UC Davis

Gagan Mahajan, M.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

  • Difficult conversations

Ravi Prasad, PhD
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Jennifer Hah, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center 

  • Treating addiction and pain

Alicia Agnoli, M.D., MPH, MHS
Assistant Professor Family and Community Medicine

Laura Chan, PharMD
Pain and Addiction Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Adventist Health