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Washoe County Medical Society

A Fine Line Between Pain Management and Addiction:

What You Need to Know

Presented by: Washoe County Medical Society


Reka Danko, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine


Denis Patterson, D.O.
President, Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists


Join us to participate in a discussion about managing pain, identifying signs of addiction and treating addiction.

By attending this presentation, you will:

• Become better informed about both opioid and non-opioid pain management strategies that result in non-addictive outcomes for the patient.

• Recognize indicators of opioid dependence before they reach a crisis level.

• Learn about strategies that guide the patient toward addiction therapy.

• Become better informed about addiction management in order to support the patient as part of his/her care team.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This event will be held on Zoom

Free to members

$100 for nonmembers*

*Full refund if you join within 30 days.

Approved for two CME credits


Click here to register

This event will take place via Zoom

For questions, please contact:

Mary Ann McCauley, Executive Director, WCMS





Disclosure Policy
As an accredited provider of continuing medical education through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities.  In order to assure that information is presented in a scientific and objective manner, The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine requires that anyone in a position to control or influence the content of a continuing medical education activity disclose relevant financial relationships with any commercial or proprietary entity producing health care goods or services relevant to the content being planned or presented.
The following presenter has disclosed the following relationship with an ineligible entity:
Denis G. Patterson, DO: Grant/Research Support: Abbott, Flowonix, Nevro, Saluda; Consultant: Abbott, AIS, Allergan, ComerLoc, Flowonix, Saluda, Spark Biomedical, Vertos; Speakers Bureau or Honoraria: Abbott, Allergan, Amgen, ComerLoc, Flowonix, Lunbeck, Vertos; Ownership Interest: CornerLoc
All other presenters, planners or anyone in a position to control the content of this continuing medical education activity have disclosed any financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the content of this activity.

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