Enhancing Outcomes in Chronic Pain Associated with Osteoarthritis: Faculty Debate and Clinical Case Discussions

Session Type: Industry Supported Symposia
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Red Lacquer Room (Palmer House Hilton)

Session Overview:
CME-Accredited Symposium

For CME-accredited symposia, the sponsoring organization is responsible for planning and providing CME credit.

Sponsored by Creative Educational Concepts, Inc.

Supported by an educational grant from Lilly USA, LLC 

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • identify the social and economic burden of pain associated with osteoarthritis
  • identify current barriers to successful management of pain associated with osteoarthritis
  • using a debate format, evaluate safety and efficacy data for the use of traditional and new pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options for osteoarthritis pain
  • using a case-based approach, formulate appropriate treatment plans for patients with osteoarthritis pain in real-life clinical scenarios

Moderator: Roy D. Altman, MD, UCLA
Talks:
6:30 PM
Registration and Dinner
7:00 PM
Welcome and Introductions
Marc Hochberg, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
7:05 PM
Update on Osteoarthritis Chronic Pain I: Recent Changes to Definition, Paradigm, and Mortality
Marc Hochberg, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
7:25 PM
Update on Osteoarthritis Chronic Pain II: Advances in Basic Science of OA Pain
Thomas J. Schnitzer, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
7:45 PM
Evidence-Based Strategies to Enhance Outcomes: A Case-Based Approach to Effective and Optimal OA Treatment
8:45 PM
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Session
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