The PAINWeek conference is intended for physicians, nursing professionals, physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, psychologists, podiatrists, and many other healthcare practitioners. Approximately 1400 attended the 2010 annual conference.
100+ hours of continuing medical education will be presented in the following areas: addiction, complementary and alternative medicine, geriatrics, health coaching, hypnosis, medical/legal, neurology, pain & chemical dependency, palliative care, pediatrics, pharmacology, physical medicine & rehabilitation, primary care, regional pain syndromes, and rheumatology.
The mission of the PAINWeek conference is to provide a comprehensive and open national forum for frontline practitioners, pain professionals, and pain societies to share their experience, knowledge, and resources with clinicians who provide pain management services. The PAINWeek conference is an opportunity for both professional and patient-focused organizations to demonstrate their collective commitment to linking collaborative education with better healthcare outcomes.
American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)
American Headache Society (AHS)
American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM)
American Pain Foundation (APF)
American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE)
Foundation for Ethics in Pain Care
International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA)
Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA)
National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI)
National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA)
National Stroke Association (NSA)
The National Vulvodynia Association (NVA)
Nevada Psychiatric Association (NPA)
Pain Society of Oregon (PSO)
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (PIPS)
Power of Pain
Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS)
TNA The Facial Pain Association
Western Pain Society (WPS)