Medical professionals are invited to attend “Chronic Pain 2013: Visions for the Future: Perspectives, Myths, and New Approaches” on April 25 from 12-5 p.m. The conference is designed to provide specific treatment strategies for treating the chronic pain to local healthcare professionals in the emergency department, urgent care and family practice settings.
This program will provide information about chronic pain alternative treatment modalities, the importance of using available electronic medical data reporting systems, information and training on coding and billing, and provide additional assessment tools for use when treating chronic pain patient.
A community approach to lower-risk chronic pain management: Project Lazurus
The evolving standard for chronic pain management
Rational approach to chronic pain management for the general medical practitioner
Nature of pain and the role and limitations of opioids in chronic pain management
Monitoring, referral, intervening, and when to stop prescribing
Adjunctive treatment: Non-opioid alternatives for multi-modal pain management
Recognizing and intervening with addiction and the role of opioid agonist therapies
CSRS: What it's for, how to use it, and how to sign up
Coding and billing considerations: Optimizing reimbursement for services provided
Additional resources such as electronic assessment tools for Medicaid Access II patients, Provider Portal, CPI Toolkits, SBRT