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Researchers at University of Maryland School of Medicine are testing ultrasound to treat neuropathic pain – Baltimore Sun

Steroid injections, nerve stimulators and spinal fusions were no match for the chronic pain in Tammy Durfee’s left side — never mind the “searing-hot poker” sensation that would jab her leg without warning. After a decade searching for relief, a four-hour procedure in Baltimore put her pain to rest.

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American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 21st Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on May 3-5, 2019

The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians is excited to announce our 21st Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on May 3-5, 2019. ASIPP, “The Voice of Interventional Pain Management” with a membership of nearly 5,000 welcomes your company’s presence at the 2019 Annual Meeting. We appreciate the past attendance and support from Abbott Diagnostics and hope you will once again join us for this premier meeting in interventional pain management.

The prospectus for the 2018 ASIPP Annual Meeting is attached. You may register using the application form found in the exhibitor prospectus or online using the following link: Exhibitor Registration

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Rome 2020: The 10th World Congress of The World Institute of Pain® (WIP)

WIP is delighted to invite you to its 10th world congress that will take place in Rome, Italy , May 20-23 2020.

The World Institute of Pain® (WIP), founded in 1993, is an international institute for global advancement and standardization of physician education, training, and certification of pain physicians.

The biennial WIP World Congress, the preeminent summit on pain management, is the mainstay of the educational mission of WIP. Thousands of physicians who dedicate themselves to the phenomena of acute and chronic pain syndromes come together as both teachers and learners to contribute to the advancement of pain education and collaboration on clinical practice standards of excellence worldwide. Together, with our educational supporters representing top clinicians & scientists, medical device and pharmacologic industries, WIP brings together the most recognized experts in the field of pain medicine to exchange medical science, practical experience, and evidence-based techniques in the field of interventional pain management.

As a professional society, WIP also publishes a high impact scholarly journal, PAIN Practice; certifies physicians who meet the qualifications and competency standards for certification as Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice® and Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist; administers a recognition program for pain centers of excellence; and organizes and endorses annually a broad spectrum of regional and international symposia and hands-on workshops that promote the highest standards and techniques of interventional pain practice.

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TASCS 2019 Annual Conference & Capitol Day

TASCS 2019 Annual Conference & Capitol Day
March 27 – 29, 2019
Austin, Texas
The Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society (TASCS) Annual Conference
is being held at the historic Driskill Hotel.

Join us for three days of networking, education and advocacy!

Here is a sneak peak at some hot topics you wont want to miss:

  • HIPAA & Cyber Security, Social Media and Marketing
  • Physician Recruitment Strategies That Work
  • Infection Control & Scope Processing Updates
  • Quality Reporting & Case Costing

The TASCS block of meeting priced hotel rooms are going fast, please be sure to make your reservation today.

Special Rates: $225  (single/ double occupancy).

To reserve a room call (512) 439-1234 and remember to let the hotel know you are attending the TASCS Annual Meeting to receive the discounted rate.

The deadline to reserve a room at this rate is March 6, 2019.

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9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2018)

The 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2018) is a major biennial gathering of pain management specialists. Aimed at physicians, researchers, students and nurses, WIP 2018 will combine participant-friendly educational activities with hands-on courses.

This combined theoretical and practical approach has already facilitated breakthroughs in pain management interventional techniques.

Being held in Dublin, Ireland May 9-12, 2018, WIP 2018 will give you access to leading lecturers and a scientific program consisting of the latest evidence-based and best-practice-based pain medicine in all relevant disciplines.

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Pain School International

Pain School International was created by a group of highly regarded pain physicians from around the world who are passionate about pain management and teaching.  We pride ourselves in providing  unique training programs for specialists.

WHY PAIN SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

  • “Executive fellowship” style course covering a full pain curriculum
  • Live patient procedure demonstrations
  • Module 1 & 2: 18 CME credits, Module 2 & 3: 23 credits
  • Internationally renowned faculty
  • 1:4 teacher- participant ratio
  • Hands on cadaver sessions
  • Fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided procedures
  • Access to hundreds of pain articles and lectures

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The courses are for physicians who have no formal pain education in their countries, and for those who wish to strengthen their skills in interventional pain management. The curriculum provides comprehensive training in the assessment and treatment of chronic pain from the basics to advanced pain treatment.

 

DATES

SESSION 4: 3 – 5 November, 2017

2018 Course Workshop Dates
SESSION 1: 23 – 25 February, 2018
SESSION 2: 18 – 20 May, 2018
SESSION 3: 13 – 15 July, 2018
SESSION 4: 24 – 26 August, 2018

 

LOCATION
Budapest, Hungary

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Texas Pain Society’s 9th Annual Scientific Meeting October 27-29

What: Texas Pain Society’s 9th Annual Scientific Meeting
When: October 27-29, 2017
Where: Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX

CME Accreditation

The Texas Pain Society is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Texas Pain Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the
extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by the Texas Pain Society for 4.75 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

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Annual Meeting of Texas Society of Anesthesiologists – September 7-10

Our Annual Meeting takes place every year in early-mid September. This year we will hold our Annual Meeting at the JW Marriot Hill Country Resort and Spa, September 7-10 in San Antonio. Texas.

We regularly attract over 600 attendees which gives our vendors the opportunity to market their products to our doctors. This year our theme is anesthesia in regards to cancer, elderly, and obese patients. For more information and details about the program you can click here.