PCSS-O Webinar: Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain and the Effects of Opiate Discontinuation on Pain and Disability

Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain and the Effects of Opiate Discontinuation on Pain and Disability
January 30, 2013 12 pm - 1 pm ET

Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) is a three year grant funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). It is a collaborative project led by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) with: American Dental Association (ADA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM), American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN), and International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). These organizations are providing training and education on the safe and effective prescribing of opioid medications in the treatment of pain and/or opioid addiction.                

Webinar Information:

A webinar offered by American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine(AOAAM). Abstract Management of Chronic Non Malignant Pain (CNMP) poses multiple challenges.  While the disease burden is significant, there are limited treatment options with proven improvement in functional outcomes. Multiple studies have shown Multidisciplinary functional rehabilitation to be effective in pain reduction and functional restoration.  Chronic opiate therapy is fraught with challenges including addiction, death and opiate induced pain disorders. This webinar introduces practitioners to the outcomes of discontinuation of opiate therapy and in CNMP and discusses strategies for management of comorbic CNMP and Opiate addiction.                         

Date: January 30, 2013
Speaker: Manu Mathews, MD, FIPP
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET                       

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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (1H79TI023439) from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.