Interventional Pain: Pain Management Without Opioids
anesthesiology, pain management, analgesics - opioid, narcotics, analgesics
Anesthesiology | Internal Medicine | Medical Education | Medicine and Health Sciences
Speaker: Daniel F. Lonergan, MD – Assistant Professor in Clinical Anesthesiology, Medical Director of Comprehensive Pain Service, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.
This enduring material is designed to examine the most current evidence for opioid therapy in order to utilize interventional and alternative strategies to reduce opioid therapy in pain patients.
Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.
This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.
Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
- Discuss common causes of chronic pain.
- Identify leading edge strategies in interventional pain management.
- Compare and contrast a variety of classes of medications commonly used to treat pain.
- Discuss current evidence for opioid therapy in chronic pain and how interventional/alternative strategies can reduce opioid use in pain patients.
HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:
Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts
Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts
Daniel Lonergan, MD, Speaker: No Conflicts
Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Release Date: January 28, 2018
Expiration Date: January 28, 2021
Lonergan, Daniel F. MD, "Interventional Pain: Pain Management Without Opioids" (2019). Anesthesiology. 1.