PainThe UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief presents the Essentials of Primary Care Pain Management 2020 Virtual Conference. This two-day virtual conference features expert presentations, 20-minute hot topic talks, and engaging panel discussions on the latest issues in pain management. This course fulfills the Medical Board of California CME requirement for management and treatment of terminally ill and dying patients.

Course highlights

  • Health disparities and social determinants of pain care
  • Cannabinoids, pain and symptom management
  • Latest updates on opioids

Conference details

Nov. 7-8, 2020
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The cost is $245 for physicians and $195 for all other health professionals. A reduced rate is available for a limited number of full-time Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) clinicians. Please contact Christy Chung, to receive a code to use at registration.

Zoom information provided upon registration.

Register online today»  Registration closes at 9 a.m. PST Nov. 6.

Accreditation

The University of California, Davis, Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California, Davis, Health designates this Other activity - hybrid for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician assistants: Physician assistants may claim a maximum of 16 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Agenda

Noon-5 p.m.
FREE Optional preconference medication assisted treatment (MAT) waiver training

Please note, the MAT waiver training is not part of the certified program.

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

8-9 a.m.
Welcome and what’s new in pain relief?

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


9-10 a.m.
Health disparities and social determinants of pain care

Tamara Baker, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


10-11 a.m.
Low back and neck pain

David Copenhaver, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

Michael Jung, M.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis 

 

20-Minute Hot Topics

11-11:20 a.m.
Trigger point injections

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


11:20-11:40 a.m.
NSAIDS

Becky Hoss, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy
UC Davis Medical Center


11:40 a.m.-Noon
Neuropathic agents

Naileshni Singh, M.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Director of Medical Education
UC Davis

 

Noon-1 p.m.
Break

 

Panel discussions

1-2 p.m.
Abuse, addiction and substance use disorder in the patient with chronic pain

Alicia Agnoli, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.S.
Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
UC Davis

Martin Leamon, M.D.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
UC Davis


2-3 p.m.
Buprenorphine for pain and addiction

Becky Hoss, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy
UC Davis Medical Center

Martin Leamon, M.D.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
UC Davis


3-4 p.m.
Opioid prescriber obligations

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


4-5 p.m.
Navigating Difficult Conversations

Ravi Prasad, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

Matthew Roselli, L.C.S.W.
Clinical Social Worker, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis

8-9 a.m.
Behavioral Interventions for Insomnia and Pain

Matthew Roselli, L.C.S.W.
Clinical Social Worker, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
UC Davis


9-10 a.m.
Cannabinoids, pain and symptom management

Timothy Furnish, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
UC San Diego

Mark Wallace, M.D.
Chair, Division of Pain Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology
UC San Diego


10-11 a.m.
Spine surgery for chronic neck and low back pain

Eric Klineberg, M.D., M.S.
Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Co-Director of the UC Davis Spine Center
UC Davis

 

20-Minute Hot Topics

11-11:20 a.m.
Neuromodulation

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

 

11:20-11:40 a.m.
Regenerative Medicine

Kevin Burnham M.D. 
Associate Physician, Department of Internal Medicine
UC Davis

 

11:40 a.m.-Noon
Acupuncture

Ian Koebner, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.A.O.M., L.Ac.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain medicine
Director, Integrative Pain Medicine
UC Davis

 

Noon-1 p.m.
Break

 

Panel discussion

1-2 p.m.
Health disparities and social determinants of pain care

Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities
UC Davis

Tamara Baker, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


2-3 p.m.
Spine surgery

Kee Kim, M.D.
Professor Vice Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
Chief, Spinal Neurosurgery
Co-Director of the UC Davis Spine Center
UC Davis

Eric Klineberg, M.D., M.S.
Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Co-Director of the UC Davis Spine Center
UC Davis

 
3-4 p.m.
Migraine

Marc Lenaerts, M.D., F.A.H.S.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director, Outpatient Neurology
UC Davis


4-5 p.m.
Cannabinoids

Timothy Furnish, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
UC San Diego

Mark Wallace, M.D.
Chair, Division of Pain Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology
UC San Diego