Lecture: Pain and Addiction: Challenges & Controversies
Past Lecture: Frontiers in Addiction Lectures Series
Presented by Thelma McMillen Center
Pain and Addiction: Challenges & Controversies
May 19, 2015
Hoffman Health Conference Center, 3315 Medical Center Drive, Torrance, CA
8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 11:30 AM Lecture
Mel Pohl, M.D. Medical Director
Las Vegas Central Recovery
Las Vegas, Nevada
- List examples of the complicated co-occurring diagnoses of chronic pain and addiction when they both occur in an individual
- List implications for treatment interventions with chronic pain with specific discussion of central pain syndromes
- Describe and show brain mechanisms for the experience of pain and suffering
FREE CMEs and CEUs
FREE Continental Breakfast Provided
RSVP not required.
Call (310)-257-5758 for further information.
Torrance Memorial’s Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Dr. Torrance, Calif. 90505 (off Skypark Dr; between Hawthorne & Crenshaw)
FREE Parking in the MAIN HOSPITAL STRUCTURE
(off Lomita on Hospital & Technology Dr.), near the Emergency area. SHUTTLE AVAILABLE.
Target Audience: MDs and Psychologists (*), RN (BRN Provider #300), LCSW & MFT (PCE #1881), CAADAC (2S-02-489-0716), CAADE (CP20955C0816) and allied health professionals.
Torrance Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Torrance Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category I credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.