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Registration for this course is no longer available.  Capacity has been reached.  
No on-site registrations will be accepted.  
Please contact the CME Office at 206-543-1050 if you have questions.


PARKING AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
 • Describe to patients dietary adjustments to improve symptom management in functional bowel disease (IBS)
 • Discuss with patients “medical stability” and “hurt versus harm”
 • Discuss assessment and treatment of rheumatological diseases
 • Describe non-pharmacological treatment for insomnia
 • Assess and treat headaches in the primary care setting
 • Manage aberrant behavior in the chronic pain patient
 • Organize an incipient, rational opioid weaning strategy
 • Describe the evidence regarding medical use of marijuana
 • Better differentiate between addiction and opioid dependence in the primary care population

MD/DO/PhD $295.00
Allied Health $245.00
Resident/Fellow $95.00
 
The fee for this course includes catering, all instruction materials and transcript of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To ensure enrollment, please complete the enclosed registration form and forward it with the appropriate tuition. Allow up to fifteen working days to receive your email confirmation of enrollment. If you have not received confirmation prior to your departure for the course, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the course.
Faculty
Christopher Dunn, PhD
- Seattle, WA
Gregory C Gardner, MD, FACP
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Andrew Hoofnagle, MD, PhD
- Seattle, WA
Mina Kim, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, WA
Daniel L Krashin, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
John D Loeser, MD
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Susan McCurry, PhD
Research Professor - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Joseph Merrill, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Jeff Metzger, ND
Community Provider - Seattle, WA
Natalia Murinova, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Suzanne Rapp, MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
James P Robinson, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Kari Stephens, PhD
- Seattle, WA
Mark D Sullivan, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
David J Tauben, MD
Clinical Professor and Chief, Departments of Medicine and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Leo Wang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Title Time Faculty Room
All Friday Presentations 7:30AM - 7:35AM  
Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30AM - 7:55AM  
Welcome & Introduction 7:55AM - 8:00AM Suzanne Rapp, MD
 
Determining Medical Stability - The Cornerstone of Chronic Pain Management 8:00AM - 8:40AM John D Loeser, MD
 
Primary Care Approach to Rheumatologic Disorders 8:40AM - 9:20AM Gregory C Gardner, MD, FACP
 
Updated - IBS and Diet Change: An Alternative Approach 9:20AM - 10:00AM Jeff Metzger, ND
 
Question and Answer Session 10:00AM - 10:20AM  
Break 10:20AM - 10:35AM  
Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Insomnia 10:35AM - 11:10AM Susan McCurry, PhD
 
Headache Management 11:10AM - 11:45AM Natalia Murinova, MD
 
Question and Answer Session 11:45AM - 12:00PM  
Lunch (provided) 12:00PM - 12:15PM  
Optional Lunch Session: Case Discussion - "Bring Your Cases" 12:15PM - 1:00PM  
Stretch Back 1:00PM - 1:10PM  
Approaching Aberrant Behavior in Chronic Opioid Therapy 1:10PM - 1:40PM David J Tauben, MD
 
Update on Ordering UDTs 1:40PM - 2:10PM Andrew Hoofnagle, MD, PhD
 
Opioid Weaning Strategies 2:10PM - 2:40PM Mark D Sullivan, MD, PhD
 
Weaning Post-Operative Pain Medications - An Algorithmic Approach 2:40PM - 3:00PM Mina Kim, PharmD
 
Question and Answer Session 3:00PM - 3:20PM  
Break 3:20PM - 3:35PM  
Exercise Therapy for Chronic Back Pain 3:35PM - 4:15PM James P Robinson, MD, PhD
 
Cannabinoids: Efficacy and Safety 4:15PM - 4:50PM James P Robinson, MD, PhD
 
Question and Answer Session 4:50PM - 5:05PM  
Adjourn 5:05PM - 5:10PM  
Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For your convenience, listed below are hotels located within the vicinity of the conference. To
make reservations, please call the hotels directly. No room block has been reserved.

Embassy Suites Seattle
North/Lynnwood
20610 44th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Reservations: 425.775.2500
embassysuites3.hilton.com

Best Western PLUS
Edmonds Harbor Inn
130 W Dayton Street
Edmonds, WA 98020
Reservations: 425.771.5021
bwedmondsharborinn.com

SHORELINE CONFERENCE CENTER
DRIVING AND PARKING DIRECTIONS
Conference Syllabus is Going Green
Syllabus materials will be available for download at uwcme.org (for conference registrants only). The password for the download website will be sent with your registration confirmation email. Materials will be available from October 31 - December 5, 2014, for registrants to print and/or download. A booklet with the conference agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference.

Attendance Policy
Course activities are exclusively reserved for course attendees. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and this requirement will be strictly enforced. UWCME takes into consideration diverse nutritional preferences and restrictions when planning our complimentary menu. However, those individuals who might find that our menu is not completely aligned to their specific nutritional needs are welcome to bring their own food items.
   
Child Care Policy
In consideration of other participants and speakers, please do not bring infants/children into conference sessions.

Cancellation Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by October 27, 2014. A $50.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following October 27, 2014. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact CME Registrar with questions — call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

Special Services
Continuing Medical Education at the University of Washington is a totally self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. Fees for this course are estimated to cover the costs of conducting this course. These costs include salaries, registration and credit, handouts, record keeping, faculty planning and evaluation and may include food, alcohol, taxes and gratuities to vendors. The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process contact the department at: 206.543.1050 or the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance.

Contact Disability Services Office

206.543.6450/Voice - 206.543.6452/TTY - 206.685.7264/Fax - e-mail: dso@u.washington.edu


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