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The Painful Truth - Lies, Deceptions & a Hopeful Way ForwardThe Painful Truth - Lies, Deceptions & a Hopeful Way Forward
Friday, May 14, 2021, 8:00 AM to Saturday, May 15, 2021, 12:30 PM MDT
Category: Events

The Painful Truth - Lies, Deceptions & A Hopeful Way Forward

Do you feel overwhelmed and powerless in the face of unprecedented social change? 
The Colorado Nurses Association has partnered with the Colorado Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and a multidisciplinary team of world-class professionals for “The Painful Truth- Lies, Deceptions, and a Hopeful Way Forward.” Learn best practices in pain management and minimizing the deleterious impact of opioids on your patients and our society...and how YOU can help! Earn up to 8 hours of nursing CE by attending this virtual event.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16091, for 8 contact hours. 



Friday, May 14th
8:00 am - 10:00 am MT | The Problem With Pain
10:00 am - 10:30 am MT | Break
10:30 am - 12:30 pm MT | Treating the Whole Person

Saturday, May 15th
8:00 am - 10:00 am MT | Addressing the Complexity of Pain
10:00 am - 10:30 am MT | Break
10:30 am - 12:30 pm MT | Special Topics

Speakers Include...

  • Dr. Tim Flynn The Medicalization of Pain
  • Dr. Anna Lembke, MD BRAVO: A Collaborative Approach to Opioid Tapering
  • Dr. Justin Dunaway, PT, DPT, OCS Pain: What It Is and What We Do About It
  • Dr. Danesh Mazloomdoost, MD Opioid Hostages: Neuroplastic Changes From Chronic Use
  • Julie Fritz, PT, PhD, FAPTA Access is Everything
  • Larry Benz, CEO The Painful Truth About Grit & Fundamental Attribution Error and the Way Forward
  • Stephen Wegener, PhD Patient Engagement Skills to Improve Pain Management
  • Peter O'Sullivan, PT, PhD Cognitive Functional Therapy - CBT in the Functional World
  • Dr. Paul Mintken, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT Mindfulness for Clinicians and Patients
  • Dr. Catherine Siengsukon, PT, PhD Sleep and Pain: What To Do?
  • Marta Ceko, PhD Mindsets in Clinical Practice
  • Joe Tatta, PT, DPT, CNS How to Use Nutrition to Target Pain and Central Sensitization
  • Dr. Melissa Cady, D.O. The Pain Challenge: Challenging Our Own Pain Beliefs to Help Those Challenged by Pain
  • Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD Pain Neuroscience Education: Teaching People About Pain
  • Susan Vanston, MS, PT Psychologically Informed Physical Therapy: CBT Strategies 
  • Jeff Hathaway, PT, DPT How PTs Can Leverage Virtual Reality With Persistent Pain Patients
  • Irene Luc, PT, DPT, OCS, TPS, A-RSP Pain Neuroscience Applications for Telehealth
  • Rachel Zoffness, PhD Throwing Pills At Pain: What We're Doing Wrong and What We Can Do Now
  • Jesse Podolak, PT, DPT Opioids, Kids and Pain: Education as Vaccination
  • ...and more
Learn more about the speakers here.

Registration Fee:

  •  $159.00

You will receive the Zoom information closer to the event.

 Register HERE