Slides From Past Conferences

5-2-18: Prescriber Feedback Reports

5-9-18: The SPACE Randomized Trial

5-16-18: Tips in Taking a Chronic Pain History

5-23-18: The Role of Physical Therapy and How to Refer a Patient to Physical Therapy

5-30-18: Giving Advice to Patients Ambivalent to Change

6-6-18: Tips for Assessing Chronic Back Pain

6-13-18: Introduction to the CDC Guidelines

6-20-18: Calculating and using Morphine Equivalent Doses of Opioids

6-27-18: What to Expect from Physical Therapy in Treating Chronic Pain

7-11-18: Addiction

7-18-18: Screening for  Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Pain

8-1-18: Opioids and the Older Adult – When, Why & How

8-8-18: Opioid Tapering

8-15-18: Challenging Cases Part I

8-22-18: Smartphone Applications for Pain Self-Management

8-29-18: Buprenorphine for Chronic Pain

9-5-18: Evidence-based practice for treatment of Low Back Pain

9-12-18: Medications for Withdrawal during Opioid Tapering

9-19-18: The Evidence for Medical Marijuana and the Impact on Opioid Use

9-26-18: Non Opioids of Abuse

10-3-18: Non-pharmacological care of Tech-Neck

10-10-18: Neuromodulation

10-17-18: How to Give Advice to Patients Ambivalent toward Change

10-24-18: Medical Marijuana Laws in Arkansas

11-7-18: Naloxone: Formulations, Cost, and When to Talk to the Patient

11-14-18: Navigating the Difficult Encounter: Part I

11-28-18: Addiction During Pregnancy

12-5-18: Radiofrequency Ablation: What? Why? When?

12-12-18: Interdisciplinary Approach to Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women

12-19-18: Non-Opioid Pharmacotherapy for Chronic Pain: What’s in the Pipeline

1-9-19: Dry Needling by Physical Therapists

1-16-19: So You Prescribed Suboxone: Do Patients Really Take It? A Discussion of Patient Adherence to Suboxone/Buprenorphine Regimens

1-23-19: Navigating the Difficult Encounter: Part II

1-30-19: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Pain Management

2-6-19: Is Chronic Pain a Different Disease than Acute Pain?

2-13-19: Cervicalgia and Tech- Neck: How a Physical Therapist Can Help?

2-20-19: Depression in the Patient with Chronic Pain: Part I

Part 2: Treatment Options for Depression in the Patient with Chronic Pain

2-27-19: The Influence of Opioid Dose Escalation on Pain Scores, Drug Overdoses, Substance Use Disorders

3-6-19: Academic Detailing (AD):  A New Resource From AR-IMPACT

3-13-19: Behavioral Treatments for Substance Use Disorders

3-20-19: Medication Assisted Treatment

3-27-19: Opioid Free: Success Stories of Effectively Stopping Opioid Use

4-17-19: Epidurals

5-1-19: Self-Care Techniques for Managing Chronic Pain

5-8-19: Case Study: Opioid Use Disorder

5-15-19: All about the Data: Opioid Prescribing Trends and Other Opioid Outcome Metrics for Arkansas

5-22-19: Comorbidities in Chronic Pain

5-29-19: Treatment of Radicular Pain

6-5-19: How the Emergency Department can Help Decrease Opioid Use

6-12-19: Contingency Management for Opioid Use Disorder

6-19-19: Opioids and Falls: Is There a Connection?

6-26-19: Opioids in Palliative Care

7-3-19: Outgrowth of Acute to Chronic Opioid Use: How quickly does this happen?

7-10-19: Unintended Consequences of Opioid Policies

7-17-19: Opioid Stewardship

7-24-19: Pain management agreement violations- how to handle this, now!

7-31-19: PDMPs: How effective are they?

8-7-19: So, Who Can I Prescribe Opioids For?

8-14-19: Relapse Prevention

8-21-19: Urological & Pelvic Floor Issues in Older Adults & Physical Therapy Interventions

8-28-19: Mindfulness and the Mind-Body Continuum: Office Approaches for Chronic Pain

9-4-19: Opioids – Race, Class, and Gender Discrepancies

9-11-19: Abuse Deterrent Formulations of Opioids: Are They Working?