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 indications for a lumbar spinal steroidal injection.
3. Discuss the indications for an intercostal nerve block vs. paraspinal nerve block.
4. Discuss the appropriate management of patients who are demanding medications/interventions without a clear indication for those medications/interventions.
5. Discuss the requirement for SCS.
6. Discuss failed back syndrome.
7. Review criteria for Ketamine infusion.

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

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, October 15, 2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
WebEx
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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