Upcoming PCSS-O Webinar: Treatment of Complex and High Risk Chronic Pain: A Rehabilitation Approach

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 Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN).

1. Define factors contributing to increased complexity and/or risk in patients with chronic pain
2. Explain the limitation of opioids as unimodal therapy for chronic pain
3. Describe a multimodal rehabilitation approach in addressing factors of high risk or complex chronic pain

Date: March 27, 2013
Speaker: Carolyn Buesgens, MA, RN-BC, ANP-BC
Nurse Practitioner Minneapolis VA Chronic Pain Consult Service Clinical Champion, OPCC&CT
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET

To Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/440792990

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.