Agenda 2019

23rd Annual Pain Management Symposium

Theme: Integrating New State Pain Rules and Evidence-Based Opioid Management - Let the Show Begin!

Friday, September 27, 2019

7:20 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 a.m. Welcome
Steven Stanos, D.O. 
8 a.m. How Washington is Addressing the Opioids Crisis Through Improved Prescribing
Kathy Lofy, M.D.
8:30 a.m. Best Practices to the Test: Case-Based Approach to Applying Opioid Guidelines and WA State Pain Rules
Wilson Chang, M.D., MPH; Christina Coulter, Ph.D., ARNP; Steven Stanos, D.O.
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Perioperative Multimodal Analgesia for Acute Pain in the Inpatient Setting
Deb Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN
10:15 a.m. Primary Care Approach to Pain Management: The Oregon Experience
Andrew Suchocki, M.D.
11 a.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Steven Stanos, D.O.
Panelists: Kathy Lofy, M.D.; Wilson Chang, M.D.; Christina Coulter, Ph.D.; Deb Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN; and Andrew Suchocki, M.D.
11:15 a.m. Lunch (provided)
11:30 a.m.-
12 p.m.
Accredited Lunch Lecture:

Opioid Treatment: A Patient and Policy Perspective
Kate Nicholson

After lunch attendees can attend the main Opioid Best Practices lectures or select to attend the Alternate Track. Please select the track you plan to attend when registering.  To complete the Washington State 4 hour opioid education requirement you must attend the "Main" track lectures.


Main Lectures:
Opioid Prescribing Best Practices 
Alternate Track:
New and Complementary Therapies
12:15 p.m.  Patient Evaluation, Assessment, and Risk Stratification: Tools to Improve Outcomes, Limit Adverse Events, and Manage Side Effects 
James Babington, M.D.
12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Interventional Therapies: New Technologies 
Cong Yu, M.D.; Chris Merifield, M.D.; Fangfang Xing, M.D.

12:45 p.m.






1:45 p.m.
Opioid Pharmacology & Formulation Review: Short-Acting, Long-Acting, and Everything In Between 
Steven Stanos, D.O.

Compliance Monitoring: Urine Drug Testing and Trouble Shooting Aberrant Behavior
Wilson Chang, M.D.
1:15-2 p.m.
The Medicine of Movement
Kristin Vinci, PT; Cate Brummett, PT, DPT
2:15 p.m.


Behavioral Medicine Considerations: CBT, MBSR 
Sharon Hsu, Ph.D.
2-2:45 p.m.
Retraining the Body and Decreasing Stress: Tai Chi and Relaxation Training
Sonja Braasch, OTR/L; Katie Kapugi, LMHC
2:45 p.m. Break Break
3 p.m.


Assessment and Management of Opioid Use Disorder 
Gregory Rudolf, M.D.
Patient Education: Giving Patients the Knowledge They Need
Becca Taylor, Ph.D., RN, CPMN;  Julie Herbst, RDN, CD

Rejoin as a full group for the last session

3:45 p.m.  Panel Discussion and Q&A: Putting it All Together
Moderator: Fangfang Xing, M.D.
Panelists: Afternoon Speakers from Both Tracks
4:30 p.m. Adjourn