Tennessee Pain, Opioids, Problems & Solutions Forum

When:
April 5, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.
Ends:
April 5, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
Address:
Music City Center - 201 5th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37203

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You are invited to unite with leaders and influential stakeholders working toward a better answer for pain care at the inaugural Tennessee Pain, Opioids, Problems and Solutions Forum.

THIS FREE PROGRAM IS APPROVED TO PROVIDE 6 AMA CATEGORY 1 CREDITS AND 5 ACPE LIVE CONTACT HOURS FOR ELIGIBLE ATTENDEES.

This one-day summit is a fact-based, problem-solving discussion around the escalating societal crisis of pain treatment and opioid prescription behaviors that greatly impact patient health. Facilitated through a series of keynote speakers and focused panel discussions, registrants will get to mingle and learn from leading:

  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Health Care Providers
  • Community Representatives
  • Federal and State Government Officials
  • Health Insurers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Patient Advocates
  • Scientists

Scheduled Speakers include:

  • The Hon. Diane Black, U.S. Representative (TN-R)
  • The Hon. Mary Bono, former 15-year U.S. Representative, CA
  • Beth Darnall, PhD, renowned author and Stanford University professor
  • David Rivera U.S. District Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • Kimberly Johnson, Ph.D., Director of the CSAT at SAMHSA
  • Tommy Farmer, TBI Special Agent-in-Charge
  • Kelly Clark, MD, MBA, DFASAM President-Elect
  • Michael Anastasi, Executive Editor of The Tennesseean
  • Rita K. Noonan, PhD, Branch Cheif in the CDC Div. Unintentional Injury Prevention
  • Jason Yong, MD, MBA, Director of The Pain Management Center at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner

Scheduled Session Topics:

  • The Culture of Pain Treatment/Pain Medication
  • The Tragedy of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Innovation in Treatment & Prescribing
  • Law Enforcement’s Role in Opioid Abuse
  • Life Journeys: Enduring Pain and Opioid Misuse
  • Dependency: Recovery & Treatment