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Chronic Pain

Total Credits: 2 including 2 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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IOMA - Iowa
Pain Management Package - MAOPS
Jolene Smith, DO, DABA, DABA-PM |  Karry Smith, PhD, MPH
1 Hour 57 Minutes
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The goal of this lecture is to understand the evolution of pain management, treatment with opioids, overdose epidemic, and currently accepted be practices for treating patients.
Learning Objectives:
1. This lecture will focus on the osteopathic approach to treating chronic pain.
2. Historical perspective
3. CDC guidelines
4. Unintended consequences
5. Pain management best practices
6. Common chronic pain conditions/non-opioid alternatives
7. Case studies
The Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 2.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.  
Grievances Related to the Returned CME Program Administration and Evaluation Document - It is the policy of the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA) that all grievances related to the returned CME program administration and evaluation document will be referred to the Board of Trustees and whatever action they deem necessary will be taken.


Jolene Smith, DO, DABA, DABA-PM's Profile

Jolene Smith, DO, DABA, DABA-PM Related seminars and products: 1

Board Certified in Pain Management
Board Certified in Anesthesia
Medical School—Des Moines University
Anesthesia Residency—Mayo Clinic
Pain Medicine Fellowship—Mayo Clinic

Dr. Smith is a paid consultant for Boston Scientific and Abbott/St. Jude.  She is a sub-PI for Medtronic.



Karry Smith, PhD, MPH's Profile

Karry Smith, PhD, MPH Related seminars and products: 1

Dr. Karry Smith earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree and a PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Iowa. She has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 2014 and is currently a Medical Writing Manager at Greenwich Biosciences, the company that makes the FDA-approved, cannabinoid-based product Epidiolex. In 2019, Dr. Smith earned a graduate certificate in cannabinoid pharmacology from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Smith has longstanding interests in pain medicine, addiction, opioids, and cannabinoids. To that end, she is currently pursuing a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree at Johns Hopkins in Health Policy and Management and hopes to focus her research on pain and the safety of cannabinoids co-administered with opioids. She is passionate about education and is currently co-teaching a special topics course to healthcare students at Des Moines University that focuses on pain management and associated issues.

Dr. Smith is an employee of Greenwich Biosciences/GW Pharma.  She was previously (withing the past 12 months) a paid consultant for MedPharm Iowa, a state-licensed medical cannabis manufacturer.



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