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Discounted AAPM Annual Meeting registration and free/discounted access to AAPM online education are just a few benefits of AAPM membership. Take a free test drive of this AAPM member resource by previewing some of our most popular Annual Meeting sessions from the 2018 and 2019 Annual Meetings.

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Guidelines for the Use of Ketamine to Treat Acute and Chronic Pain

An expert panel offers insight into key findings on indications for the use of ketamine, optimal dosing, physiological monitoring, and contraindications from a newly developed clinical guideline.
Steven P. Cohen, MD; Robert W. Hurley, MD PhD; Ajay D. Wasan, MD MSc; W. Michael Hooten, MD

Behavioral Medicine Workshop for Healthcare Professionals: Advanced Skills Target High-Impact Chronic Pain!

This 2018 Annual Meeting session discusses the foundational nuts-and- bolts knowledge on integrating behavioral medicine into clinical care.
Beth Darnall, PhD

Brain Imaging of Chronic Pain, Research Findings and Guidelines for Medicolegal Applications

This 2018 AAPM Annual Meeting session discusses brain imaging technologies to study chronic pain, along with nerve and brain nerve abnormalities in chronic pain conditions, treatment effects, and pretreatment outcome indicators. In addition, faculty discuss International Association for the Study of Pain task force findings of the technical and neuroethical issues of using brain imaging to diagnose and prognosticate treatment outcomes.
James W. Atchison, DO; Sean Mackey, MD, PhD; Rami Jabakhanji, PhD

Pardon the Interruption: Rapid-Fire Neuromodulation

In this interactive 2019 AAPM Annual Meeting session, the audience hears varying perspectives on the rapidly evolving field of neurostimulation from experts in this area, to include indications, contraindications, patient selection including the need for trials and alternative selection schemes, long-term outcomes such as the durability of pain relief and the ability to reduce opioid consumption, preventing and managing complications, and differences between the various modalities.
Michael S. Leong, MD; Timothy R. Deer, MD; Salim M. Hayek, MD PhD; Robert Hurley, MD PhD

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