Agenda

7:15 a.m.  Check-in and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. "The September of My Years"  
Welcome
Gordon Irving, M.D.; Steven Stanos, D.O.
7:50 a.m. "My Generation"  
Overview of Pain in Older Adults
Gordon Irving, M.D.
8 a.m. "When We Were Young" 
Pain Assessment in Older Adults
Carla Ainsworth, M.D., MPH
8:45 a.m. "No Brain, No Pain" 
The Reign of Pain Lies Mainly in the Brain: The Role of Predictive Coding in the Construction of Pain
Howard Schubiner, M.D.
9:30 a.m. "Touch of Grey"  
Sleep Evaluation and Treatment in Older Adults
Lina Fine, M.D.
10 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. "Take the Pain Away"
Etiology and Examination of the Low Back and Hip
Steven Stanos, D.O.
  "As Good As I Once Was" 
10:55 a.m. Radiological Evaluation for Low Back and Hip: What to Ask for and When
Dawn Hastreiter, M.D.
11:15 a.m. Fluoroscopic Guided Injection for the Low Back and Hip: When and What to Expect
Cong Yu, M.D.
11:30 a.m. Minimally-Invasive Ultrasound Guided Treatments of Tendinopathies in the Aging Population
Adam Pourcho, D.O.
11:45 a.m. Neuromuscular Coordination Issues in Low Back and Hip Complaints in Older Adults
Kristin Lucas, PT, DPT
12:10 p.m. Lunch (provided)
Optional Un-accredited Lectures starting at 12:20 p.m.:
  • Bree Metrics and Washington State Statistics
    Gary Franklin, M.D., MPH
    Medical Director
    Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I)
  • Persistent Pain Project in Primary Care 
    Linda Cruz, M.D.
    Medical Director, Westside Clinics
    Providence Medical Group Oregon

1 p.m. “King of Pain”  
Prescribing for Persistent Pain in Older Adults
Carrie Rubenstein, M.D.
1:35 p.m. "When You are Old and Grey"  
Interface Between Pain & Psychiatry: Focus on the Aging Patient
Shamim Nejad, M.D.
2:15 p.m. Examination and Case Discussion Workshops
Moderators: Steven Stanos, D.O. and Gordon Irving, M.D.
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. "My Way"
Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment for Chronic Pain: Efficacy, Mechanisms of Change and Referral
Sharon Hsu, Ph.D.
4 p.m. "When I'm 64" 
Panel Discussion
Moderators: Steven Stanos, D.O. and Gordon Irving, M.D.
4:35 p.m. Adjourn