20th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting

“Pain 2021: A Whole New World”

November 18-20, 2021 | San Francisco, CA, and Virtually

PA/Nurse Practitioner/Nursing Program

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ASRA welcomes all members of the care team for a dynamic and collaborative meeting looking at how we can improve the care of our patients with pain.

If you are a PA, nurse practitioner, nurse, or other healthcare provider, don't miss our dedicated PA/NP/Nursing program, designed to combine practical clinical education with insightful discussions and collaboration. Sessions include:

Perioperative and Acute Pain Management in the Complex Pain Patient

  • Identification of Patients at Risk for Persistent Postoperative Pain
  • Case Studies - Pre-op Optimization (Opioid Tapers, Buprenorphine Management, Nonopioid Management)
  • Inpatient Buprenorphine Induction: When and How
  • The Role of TPS

Skills Lab and Workshop

  • Musculoskeletal and Neuro Exam
  • Joint and Spine Basic Imaging Review and Can Not Miss Complications
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Intrathecal Pumps (Hands On): Reprogramming and Refill Management
  • Infusion Therapies (Hands On) Protocols and Monitoring Techniques

Management of Patients with Complex Chronic Pain

  • Brief Overview Interventional Procedures & Imaging (SCS, IDD and PNS): Is There a Role for Wireless Systems
  • Update on Billing, Coding and Insurance Authorization
  • Interpretation, Appropriate Use of Risk Stratification and Compliance Monitoring Tools in Opioid Prescribing
  • Cannabis and Cannabinoids Utilization and Safety in Chronic Pain Pros and Cons
  • Open Forum: Difficult Conversations Case Studies: Urine Drug Screen, PDMP Reports, Cannabis, etc.

PA/Nurse Practitioner/Nursing Meet and Greet in the Chat Room

Friday, November 19, 9:45 am, Exhibit Hall

Kick off the dedicated program with this opportunity to network with colleagues over light refreshments. We look forward to seeing you there!

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