Pain Management: New Strategies,
Tools and Techniques 2018

You are invited to attend a Continuing Medical Education Seminar hosted by the Pain Institute of Southern Arizona and THMEP.

• Date: January 20, 2018 – Saturday
• Location: Hacienda del Sol Resort, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
• Registration: Starts at 7:30 am
• Presentations:  8:00 – noon

A full buffet breakfast is included with your registration fee.

Who Should Attend?
Primary care physicians, family practice physicians, internists, rheumatologists, oncologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

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Conference Schedule – Preliminary Agenda

7:00 amExhibitor Set Up
7:30 amRegistration, buffet breakfast and exhibitor area visit
8:00 amWelcome – Eric Cornidez, M.D.
8:05 amPRP Injection Therapy-Application and Effectiveness – Reid Bullock, M.D.
8:30 amVertebral Augmentation of Compression Fractures: Patient Selection, Procedures, Recovery – Efrain I. Cubillo, M.D
9:05 amMedical Marijuana and Pain Management – Jose Chavez, D.O.
9:35 amBreak and Exhibit Area
10:00 amDorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation and the Advances in Spinal Cord Stimulation – Eric Cornidez, M.D.
10:30 amOpioid Management and Government Guidelines: Governor Doug Ducey’s Proclamation, a Review of Opioid Pharmacology and also Opioid Management – Kenneth Gossler, M.D.
11:00 amKeynote Address: “Opioid Therapy at a Time of Crisis” – The history of the problem; how to raise the standard of care and my 5 suggestions for policy changes to facilitate a solution to the problem without abandoning pain patients.

Steven D. Passik, Ph.D., VP, Scientific Affairs, Education and Policy, Collegium Pharmaceuticals

11:30 amQ & A – all speakers
NoonRaffle and concluding remarks

Registration

Conference Registration Fees (includes full buffet breakfast and all materials)

Early Bird (ends January 15, 2018): $40.00
January 16 – 20, 2018: $50.00

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If you prefer to pay by check, make checks payable to THMEP.  Include your contact information, including phone and personal email with your check so we may confirm your registration and email course materials.

Mail to: THMEP, Attn: Pain Mgmt. Conference, P.O. Box 42195, Tucson, AZ 85733.

Refund policy?
Written requests for refund must be received by January 15, 2018. A refund less the credit card processing fee will be issued following the event.

Questions? Celina Gonzales, Activity Coordinator, at (520) 955-1899 or cgonzales@pisapain.com, or Joanne Smith, Activity Co-Coordinator, at (520) 250-4895 or jsmith@jsmithgroup.com.

Continuing Education Credits

Physicians and PAs: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) through the joint providership of Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP) and the Pain Institute of Southern Arizona. THMEP is accredited by ArMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

THMEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Keynote Speaker

Steven D. Passik, Ph.D., VP, Scientific Affairs, Education and Policy, Collegium Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Steven Passik received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the New School for Social Research in New York City, and was chief fellow in the psychiatry service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Currently he is professor of psychiatry and anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Passik was recently named a Fellow of DIV 28 of APA (Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse), awarded a May Day Fund Pain & Society Fellowship, given the academy of psychosomatic medicine Visiting Professor Award, and the American Psycho-Oncology Excellence in Clinical Care Award where he also serves on the advisory board. In addition, he received the Elizabeth Narcessian Award for Outstanding Educational Achievements. He speaks nationally and internationally on pain, addiction and the pain/addiction interface.

He is the author of more than 120 journal articles, 60 book chapters, and 59 abstracts.

Exhibitor Opportunities

$2,500 – Platinum Exhibitor

  • Company name on brochure – mailed to 1000+ primary care providers
  • Company name in large print on information packet to attendees
  • Company name included in opening remarks thank you by physician event facilitator
  • Company name on appreciation sign at event
  • Premier placement of one 6-foot exhibitor information table with two representatives
  • Breakfast for two representatives

$1,500 – Gold Exhibitor

  • Company name on information packet to attendees
  • Company name included in opening remarks thank you by physician event facilitator
  • Company name on appreciation sign at event
  • Preferred placement of one 6-foot exhibitor information table with two representatives
  • Breakfast for two representatives

$ 750 – Silver Exhibitor

  • Company name on information packet to attendees
  • Company name on appreciation sign at event
  • One 6-foot exhibitor information table with one representative
  • Breakfast for one representative

Exhibit table set up begins at 7:00 am with registration at 7:30 am. Presentations begin at 8:00 am with a break at 9:30 am. The conference concludes at noon.

Payment

A limited number of exhibit tables are available. We would appreciate a response by January 2, 2018.  Payment is due by January 10, 2018, unless prior arrangements are made.

Pay by check:  Make check payable to THMEP, which is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. Write “Pain Management Conference” on your check. Complete and sign the exhibiter agreement.

Mail to: PISA, Attn: Celina Gonzales, 4881 E. Grant Rd., Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85718.

Credit Cards: We accept M/C, Visa, Discover, AMEX.  Online credit card payments may be made at:

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Funds are deposited directly into the THMEP account.

Exhibitor Agreement
Word Document, PDF Document
THMEP W9 Form

Questions? Celina Gonzales, Activity Coordinator, at (520) 955-1899 or cgonzales@pisapain.com.