september, 2017

29sep(sep 29)7:15 am(sep 29)7:15 am21st Annual Pain Management Symposium: Pain in Older AdultsImproving Assessment and Expanding Care Options


Event Details

Swedish Medical Center’s 21st Annual Pain Management Symposium will discuss neuroplasticity and emotional-focused interventions, as well as the assessment and treatments for persistent pain focusing on the hip and low back. The lecturers will review the basics of persistent pain and its comorbidities in this population which include poor sleep, changes in both pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and psychiatric considerations. Therapies discussed will include both pharmacological (including opioids) and complementary therapies. Didactic lectures and workshops will provide an interactive experience to discuss and implement evidence-based pain management practices in the older adult population.

This conference is targeted towards all health-care providers who treat older adult patients suffering from acute and chronic malignant or non-malignant pain, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and residents in the Pacific Northwest. It is particularly relevant for the following specialties: geriatric, family medicine, general medicine, internal medicine, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation and psychology.

7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – maximum

Venue: Education and Conference Center, Swedish Cherry Hill


September 29, 2017


Seattle, Washington 98122, United States



(Friday) 7:15 am - 4:35 pm EST



Seattle, Washington 98122, United States

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