SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD, 2018


Hyatt Hotel Coral Gables

 
50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Hotel Phone: 305-441-1234
 
Registration: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Scientific Sessions: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 

8:00 AM

Registration / Buffet Breakfast / Exhibits

8:55 AM

Welcome, Disclosures, Acknowledgements
Ofelia Alvarez, MD, Program Chair

9:00 AM

Pain Management Pearls
Ralf Gebhard, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Chief, Division of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Perioperative Pain Management
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Pain Management

9:45 AM

The Role of Psychological Intervention in Pain Management
Winsome Thompson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Clinical Psychologist

10:30 AM

Break

10:40 AM

Opioid Addiction: An On-going Crisis
Ihsan M. Salloum, MD, MPH, DFAPA
Professor of Psychiatry
Chief, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Treatment and Research
Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program
Department of Psychiatry

11:25 AM

Novel Drugs to Prevent or Treat Sickle-Cell Related Pain
Ofelia A. Alvarez, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology
Director, Pediatric Sickle Cell Program

12:00 PM

ALS: New Directions for Improving Patient QoL
Ashok Verma, MD
Medical Director, Professor of Neurology
Kessenech Family MDA-ALS Center

1:00 PM

Adjourn

ACCREDITATION

 

EXCEL Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

EXCEL Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of four AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

 
At the conclusion of this conference, you should be able to:
 

Discuss best management strategies for pain control in adults and children with sickle cell disease and other non-malignant pain syndromes
   

Identify opportunities to improve pain control through psychological intervention/counseling
   

Recognize signs of opioid dependency and strategies to manage patients who are opioid dependent
   

Review novel drugs in clinical trials for sickle cell pain prevention and treatment
   

Describe clinical manifestations and diagnostic criteria for ALS
   
 

SUPPORTERS

 

 

ALS presentation supported by MITSUBISHI TANABE PHARMACEUTICALS

 


REGISTRATION

COMPLIMENTARY


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