Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the roles of the members of the health care team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
2. Discuss the theory behind occurrence of neuropathic pain.
3.. Discuss the medical therapies available for management of neuropathic pain.
4. Discuss the non-medical therapies available for management of neuropathic pain.
5. Discuss the characteristics of chronic pain following spinal cord injury.
6. Discuss the treatment options currently available for chronic pain after spinal cord injury.
7. Describe pathology of multiple sclerosis.
8. Describe the effects of a pituitary edeoma.
9. Discuss steroid induced psychosis.
10. Discuss things to consider when prescribing opioid medications to a patient with history of mental health issues.
11. Define failed back syndrome.

Faculty

Swati Choudhary, MD
Pain Fellow
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Physician
Baystate Medical Center

Karthik Dwarki, MD
Pain Fellow
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Physician
Baystate Medical Center 

Jonathan Vecchiarelli, MD
Pain Fellow
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Physician
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

                                                                           

Session date: 
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Pain Management Center
3400jB Main Street, 2nd Floor
WebEx
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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