Pri-Med Philadelphia - Regional CME/CE Conference

Philadelphia, PA | August 17-18, 2022

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Strategies for Effective Pain Management in Clinical Practice: Part 2


Pri-Med’s Strategies for Effective Pain Management in Clinical Practice curriculum focuses on improving practitioners’ ability to recognize, diagnose, and classify pain; educating clinicians on the full spectrum of pain management options, including nonopioid pharmacologic interventions; and providing risk reduction strategies through integration of opioids into individualized pain management plans The session "Strategies for Effective Pain Management: Part 2" (1.25 hours) is designed to satisfy the following state licensure requirements: PA: CME/CE on pain management, the identification of addiction or in the practices of prescribing or dispensing of opioids, as well as risk management. NJ: CME/CE on prescription opioid drugs. DE: CME/CE on controlled substance prescribing practices or treatment of chronic pain.

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss all options for pain management, including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches

2. Explain the definitions and mechanisms of pain

3. Identify the appropriate pain assessment and assessment of potential risk factors for abuse and opioid use disorder/addiction

4. Improve prescribers’ knowledge, competence and performance in the area of integrating opioids into individualized treatment plans to meet the needs of patients and managing those patients 5. Recognize best practices to reduce the risks associated with prescription of opioid analgesics, as well as, safe storage and disposal

6. Summarize counseling strategies, including counseling about the use of naloxone for opioid overdose 7. Recognize opioid use disorder and act appropriately to treat or refer those patients


Charles E. Argoff, MD, FABPM

Dr. Argoff is Professor of Neurology at Albany Medical College and Director of the Comprehensive Pain Center at Albany Medical Center in New York. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the International Association for the Study of Pai...

View Full Bio

Oscar A. de Leon-Casasola, MD

Dr. de Leon-Casasola was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management (ASRA) where he served as President, and has served as the Chair of the Scientific Committee for that Society’s pain meetin...

View Full Bio

Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, CMD, FACOFP

Dr. Galluzzi is professor and chair of the Department of Geriatrics and director of Comprehensive Care at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania. Dr. Galluzzi received her medical degree from the West Virginia School of Oste...

View Full Bio

Educational Partners

Miller Medical Communications, LLC

Commercial Supporters

Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies