April 5, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.
April 5, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
Music City Center - 201 5th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37203
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:
- Health Care Providers
- Community Representatives
- Federal and State Government Officials
- Health Insurers
- Law Enforcement
- Patient Advocates
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