PA/NP Pre-Conference Course

Course Directors: Brandon Godbout, MD, Lauren Ronde, NP, Kristen Klein, NP

Thursday, November 4, 2021

7:00-7:50 AM


7:50-8:00 AM

Welcome Remarks
Sudhir Diwan, MD, Edward Rubin, MD

First Session: Perioperative Pain Management (8:00-10:00 AM)

Moderators: Brandon Godbout, MD and Lauren Ronde, NP

8:00-8:20 AM

Pain control in midst of Opioid Crisis: Challenging time
Brandon Godbout, MD

8:20-8:35 AM

Multimodal analgesia
Teddy Theodorakis, NP

8:35-8:50 AM

Impact of COVID 19 on Clinical Practice
Ashley Comer, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

8:50-9:05 AM

Perioperative Suboxone and High Dose Opiates
Lauren Ronde, NP

9:05-9:20 AM

Perioperative Management of Intrathecal pumps by Mid-levels
Asya Shtofmakher, MS, PA-C

9:20-9:35 AM

Neuromodulation for Mid-levels
Jaclyn Pappas, NP


Coffee Break

Second Session: Options for Chronic Pain Control (10:00-12:00 AM)

Moderators: Edward Rubin, MD and Kristen Klein, NP

10:00-10:20 AM

Pelvic pain: Diagnostic and therapeutic Challenges
Latrice Akuamoah, MD

10:20-10:35 AM

Medical Management for Neuropathic Pain
Erica Bartoloni, PA-C

10:35-10:50 AM

Patient education for Neuromodulation Therapies
Casey Grillo, NP

10:50-11:05 AM

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis,  Beyond Epidurals
Kristen Klein, NP

11:05-11:20 AM

Lessons learned from COVID 19 Pandemic
Anne Marie Stilwell, MD

11:20-11:40 AM

Role of Mid-levels in In-Patient Pain management
Deirdre O’Flaherty, NP

11:40-12:00 AM

Role of Mid-levels in Private Pain Practice
Edward Rubin, MD

12:00-1:00 PM

Industry Sponsored Lunch
Sponsored by Relievant

No CME Credit Hours are Available for this Session.

1:00-5:30 PM

Join the main symposium in Hudson Ballroom.

5:30-7:30 PM

Fellows, Residents, PA/NP networking and Presentation
Sponsored by Platinum Sponsor Medtronic

No CME Credit Hours Available for this Session.