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November 16-17, 2019

Integrative Approaches to Pain Assessment and Management

Solutions to the Opioid Crisis

American College of Surgeons’ Conference Center - Washington, DC

 

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Conference BannerThis activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society and the American College of Healthcare Trustees. MedChi is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MedChi designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Why Now?

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) new standards on pain assessment and management for accredited ambulatory care facilities, critical access hospitals, and office-based surgery practices went into effect on January 1, 2019. These updates continue JCAHO’s initiative that required new and revised pain assessment and management standards for accredited hospitals that were implemented on January 1, 2018.

In response, the American College of Healthcare Trustees (ACHT) is organizing a conference titled “Integrative Approaches to Pain Assessment and Management: Solutions to the Opioids Crisis”.

Conference Goals

To provide health facility executives, medical and nursing leadership and staff involved in pain assessment and management with the latest knowledge and processes for pain assessment and the integration of non-invasive, non-pharmacological modalities for effective treatment of pain. The conference will also include the sessions on opioid abuse and the medical use of cannabis.

Participants will be offered Continued Medical Education (CME) credits and Clinical Education Units (CEU).

Conference Highlights

  • Review the Joint Commission’s new and revised pain assessment and management standards for accredited hospitals.
  • Provide processes to form a culture focused on pain assessment and management.
  • Describe strategies to educate and engage patients in treatment decision about their pain management.
  • Examine select non-invasive non-pharmacological modalities suitable for hospital settings. 

Agenda

Day One: Saturday, November 16, 2019

8:00 AM  Welcome and Overview

Joint Commission and New Revised Standards for Pain Assessment and Management

Carl Middleton DMin.Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT

 

8:30 AM  Plenary Session #1 

The Current State of Pain Assessment and Management 

Francisco WardFrancisco Ward, DO, FACHT

 

9:30 AM  Plenary Session #2 - Patient Panel 

The Two-Headed Monster: Pain and Addiction

Tyler CymetModerated by Tyler Cymet, DO, FACHT

 

10:45 AM Break

 

11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions #3 & #4

How Nutrition Can Promote Pain

Francisco WardFrancisco Ward, DO, FACHT

 

Role of Spirituality in Chronic Pain Management

Carl Middleton DMin.Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT

 

12:00 PM Lunch

 

1:00 PM  Plenary Session #5

A World view on Integrative Pain Management

Carl Middleton DMin.Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT

 

2:00  PM  Plenary Session #6

Reinventing Your Pain Practice

Raj GuptaRaj Gupta, PhD, FACH

 

3:00  PM  Break

 

3:15   PM  Plenary Session #7

Medical Marijuana and Pain Management

Francisco WardFrancisco Ward, DO, FACHT

 

4:30 PM Wrap-Up and Social 

 

Day Two: Sunday, November 17, 2019 

 

8:00 AM  Plenary Session #8  

Evidence-based non-pharmacological pain medicine as culture change in practice 

Tyler CymetTyler Cymet, DO, FACHT

 

9:00 AM Plenary Session #9

Implementation of the Joint Commission's Revised Pain Standards: Good News or Bad News?

A panel of 3 experienced healthcare leaders will have a robust discussion of the good news and not so good news of implementing the Joint Commission’s revised standards.

 

10:00 AM  Break

 

10:15 AM   Concurrent Sessions #10 & #11

Treatment of Withdrawal Complications due to Intoxication and Overdose

Francisco WardFrancisco Ward, DO, FACHT

 

Effective Use of Energy Modalities: Reiki, Healing Touch and Therapeutic Touch

Carl Middleton DMin.Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT

 

11:30 AM   Next Steps/Evaluation and Adjournment 

 


 

Faculty

TYLER CYMET, DO, FACP, FACHT

Tyler CymetDr. Tyler Cymet is a medical educator and futurist. He trained at the Yale University School of Medicine in Internal Medicine, taught at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and has written for the New York Times News Syndicate, Untold Stories of the ER, and has authored a number of textbooks including the Ad Diction Ary of Drug User Terms.

 

RAJ GUPTA, PhD, FACHT

Raj GuptaRaj Gupta is the Chief Financial Officer of the American College of Healthcare Trustees. He has taught at the Isenberg School of Management and Clark University. Raj has developed Online Courses for the Isenberg School of Management, Office of Head Start and the American College of Healthcare Trustees. Raj recently authored a Financial Literacy and Essential Data Handbook.

Raj has published articles on a wide range of financial topics. Raj is a member of the New York Institute of Credit. Raj holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  

 

CARL L. MIDDLETON, D. MIN., ND, FACHT

Carl Middleton DMin.Dr. Carl Middleton has been a theologian/ethicist for 45 years in Catholic Health Care.  Carl holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Moral Theology from the University of Detroit, a Doctor of Ministry Degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, a Master of Religious Education Degree and a Master of Divinity Degree from SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary in Orchard Lake, Michigan and a Doctorate in Naturopathy from Clayton School of Natural Health in Birmingham, Alabama.

He has served as a consultant and advisory for hospital pain management programs and has conducted education and training programs in integrative medicine.

Dr. Middleton is a noted lecturer and has co-authored five books/manuals: Teaching the Ten Commandments Today, Ethics Committees: A Practical Approach, Integrative Health Care: An Emerging Approach to the Art of Healing, Ethics Committee Resource Manual and Healing Ministry in the Age of Genetics.

 

FRANCISCO WARD, DO, FACHT 

Francisco WardDr. Ward studied medicine at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University), where he graduated in 1992 with 3 different Departmental Awards. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1993. His residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was completed at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Sinai Hospital in 1996.

Francisco Ward, D.O., FACHT has been serving as Chief of the Division of Occupational Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine at St. Agnes Hospital since 1999 and also has admitting privileges at Howard County General Hospital & BWMC for physiatry and pain management. Dr. Francisco Ward is the Medical Director and Founder of Seton Pain & Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Ward was voted a “Top Doctor” in 2010.

Dr. Ward enjoys mentoring St. Agnes Hospital Residents, and Medical Students. He is an advocate for physicians and for patient safety. Francisco A. Ward, D. O., FACHT will serve as the 123rd  president of the Baltimore County Medical Association. Coincidentally, he is the first Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine to be president of the Baltimore County Medical Association. Dr. Ward has served as a Board of Trustee of MedChi, Co-Chair of the Medical Economics Council and Chair of the Medical Cannabis Task Force. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Trustees and a Past President of the Maryland Association of Osteopathic Physicians.

Dr Ward was early to identify the magnitude of the opioid epidemic and has worked with the Maryland Board of Physicians, the DEA and the legislature to curb the proliferation of Pill Mills in Maryland. He is an avid chess player and enjoys watching competitive youth sports, attending professional sports events, and live performances.

 

 

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2019-11-16 08:00:00 2019-11-17 10:00:00 America/Detroit Integrative Approaches to Pain Assessment and Management   This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society and the American College of Healthcare Trustees. MedChi is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MedChi designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Get our official event app iOS Android For Blackberry or Windows Phone, Click here For feature details, visit Whova   Why Now? The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) new standards on pain assessment and management for accredited ambulatory care facilities, critical access hospitals, and office-based surgery practices went into effect on January 1, 2019. These updates continue JCAHO’s initiative that required new and revised pain assessment and management standards for accredited hospitals that were implemented on January 1, 2018. In response, the American College of Healthcare Trustees (ACHT) is organizing a conference titled “Integrative Approaches to Pain Assessment and Management: Solutions to the Opioids Crisis”. Conference Goals To provide health facility executives, medical and nursing leadership and staff involved in pain assessment and management with the latest knowledge and processes for pain assessment and the integration of non-invasive, non-pharmacological modalities for effective treatment of pain. The conference will also include the sessions on opioid abuse and the medical use of cannabis. Participants will be offered Continued Medical Education (CME) credits and Clinical Education Units (CEU). Conference Highlights Review the Joint Commission’s new and revised pain assessment and management standards for accredited hospitals. Provide processes to form a culture focused on pain assessment and management. Describe strategies to educate and engage patients in treatment decision about their pain management. Examine select non-invasive non-pharmacological modalities suitable for hospital settings.  Agenda Day One: Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:00 AM  Welcome and Overview Joint Commission and New Revised Standards for Pain Assessment and Management Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT   8:30 AM  Plenary Session #1  The Current State of Pain Assessment and Management  Francisco Ward, DO, FACHT   9:30 AM  Plenary Session #2 - Patient Panel  The Two-Headed Monster: Pain and Addiction Moderated by Tyler Cymet, DO, FACHT   10:45 AM Break   11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions #3 & #4 How Nutrition Can Promote Pain Francisco Ward, DO, FACHT   Role of Spirituality in Chronic Pain Management Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT   12:00 PM Lunch   1:00 PM  Plenary Session #5 A World view on Integrative Pain Management Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT   2:00  PM  Plenary Session #6 Reinventing Your Pain Practice Raj Gupta, PhD, FACH   3:00  PM  Break   3:15   PM  Plenary Session #7 Medical Marijuana and Pain Management Francisco Ward, DO, FACHT   4:30 PM Wrap-Up and Social    Day Two: Sunday, November 17, 2019    8:00 AM  Plenary Session #8   Evidence-based non-pharmacological pain medicine as culture change in practice  Tyler Cymet, DO, FACHT   9:00 AM Plenary Session #9 Implementation of the Joint Commission's Revised Pain Standards: Good News or Bad News? A panel of 3 experienced healthcare leaders will have a robust discussion of the good news and not so good news of implementing the Joint Commission’s revised standards.   10:00 AM  Break   10:15 AM   Concurrent Sessions #10 & #11 Treatment of Withdrawal Complications due to Intoxication and Overdose Francisco Ward, DO, FACHT   Effective Use of Energy Modalities: Reiki, Healing Touch and Therapeutic Touch Carl Middleton, DMin., FACHT   11:30 AM   Next Steps/Evaluation and Adjournment      Faculty TYLER CYMET, DO, FACP, FACHT Dr. Tyler Cymet is a medical educator and futurist. He trained at the Yale University School of Medicine in Internal Medicine, taught at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and has written for the New York Times News Syndicate, Untold Stories of the ER, and has authored a number of textbooks including the Ad Diction Ary of Drug User Terms.   RAJ GUPTA, PhD, FACHT Raj Gupta is the Chief Financial Officer of the American College of Healthcare Trustees. He has taught at the Isenberg School of Management and Clark University. Raj has developed Online Courses for the Isenberg School of Management, Office of Head Start and the American College of Healthcare Trustees. Raj recently authored a Financial Literacy and Essential Data Handbook. Raj has published articles on a wide range of financial topics. Raj is a member of the New York Institute of Credit. Raj holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.     CARL L. MIDDLETON, D. MIN., ND, FACHT Dr. Carl Middleton has been a theologian/ethicist for 45 years in Catholic Health Care.  Carl holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Moral Theology from the University of Detroit, a Doctor of Ministry Degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, a Master of Religious Education Degree and a Master of Divinity Degree from SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary in Orchard Lake, Michigan and a Doctorate in Naturopathy from Clayton School of Natural Health in Birmingham, Alabama. He has served as a consultant and advisory for hospital pain management programs and has conducted education and training programs in integrative medicine. Dr. Middleton is a noted lecturer and has co-authored five books/manuals: Teaching the Ten Commandments Today, Ethics Committees: A Practical Approach, Integrative Health Care: An Emerging Approach to the Art of Healing, Ethics Committee Resource Manual and Healing Ministry in the Age of Genetics.   FRANCISCO WARD, DO, FACHT  Dr. Ward studied medicine at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University), where he graduated in 1992 with 3 different Departmental Awards. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1993. His residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was completed at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Sinai Hospital in 1996.Francisco Ward, D.O., FACHT has been serving as Chief of the Division of Occupational Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine at St. Agnes Hospital since 1999 and also has admitting privileges at Howard County General Hospital & BWMC for physiatry and pain management. Dr. Francisco Ward is the Medical Director and Founder of Seton Pain & Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Ward was voted a “Top Doctor” in 2010.Dr. Ward enjoys mentoring St. Agnes Hospital Residents, and Medical Students. He is an advocate for physicians and for patient safety. Francisco A. Ward, D. O., FACHT will serve as the 123rd  president of the Baltimore County Medical Association. Coincidentally, he is the first Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine to be president of the Baltimore County Medical Association. Dr. Ward has served as a Board of Trustee of MedChi, Co-Chair of the Medical Economics Council and Chair of the Medical Cannabis Task Force. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Trustees and a Past President of the Maryland Association of Osteopathic Physicians.Dr Ward was early to identify the magnitude of the opioid epidemic and has worked with the Maryland Board of Physicians, the DEA and the legislature to curb the proliferation of Pill Mills in Maryland. He is an avid chess player and enjoys watching competitive youth sports, attending professional sports events, and live performances.     American College of Surgeons’ Conference Center - Washington, DC
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