Annual Assembly 2018

Annual Assembly

Satellite Symposia

AAPM&R allows third-party sponsored CME activities called Satellite Symposia. The third-party may garner support for their activity from 1 or more industry companies. Third-party CME providers are required to follow all ACCME guidelines. Additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are available. All are welcome, registration is not required, and breakfast is provided (first-come, first-served).

Optimizing the Diagnosis and Management of Spasticity in Patients with Cerebral Palsy

Friday, October 13 | 6:45 am–8 am                                        
Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom 1DEF, Ballroom Level

Speaker: Katharine Alter, MD, FAAPMR

  • Senior Physiatrist, Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Speaker: Mark Gormley, Jr., MD, FAAPMR

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Physician, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
  • Section Chief, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Speaker: Mauricio R. Delgado, MD

  • Professor of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Director of Pediatric Neurology and Neurorehabilitation

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize spasticity in children with CP and strategies to establish individualized treatment goals.
  • Assess the efficacy and safety data on available pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies to manage spasticity in children with CP.
  • Evaluate the use of BoNT as part of individualized treatment plans for managing spasticity in children with CP.

Lunch and Learn Presentations

Lunch and Learns are 60-minute sessions, hosted by industry, which highlight issues that are relevant to PM&R physicians and the patients they serve. These sessions are independent of AAPM&R and do not offer CME credit. Registration is not required, all are welcome, and lunch is provided (first-come, first-served).

Three Categories of Evidence: Introducing a Single-Agent, Abuse-Deterrent, Extended-Release Morphine

Thursday, October 12 | 1 pm–2 pm
Speaker: Sri Nalamachu, MD
PM&R Pavilion, Exhibit Hall D, Exhibit Hall Level

Please join us for an interactive industry-sponsored presentation that will highlight the growing public health issue of opioid abuse, and will introduce a single-agent, abuse-deterrent, extended-release morphine product. The audience will take an in-depth look into the abuse-deterrent technology, the categories of evidence that support the abuse-deterrent claims of the product, and gain familiarity with the important prescribing information.

Presented by: Daiichi-2022x2004

Updates on Immediate-Release Opioids: Introducing an Abuse-Deterrent Option

Friday, October 13 | 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
Speaker: Sri Nalamachu, MD
PM&R Pavilion, Exhibit Hall D, Exhibit Hall Level

Please join us for an interactive, industry-sponsored presentation that will shine light on the public health issue of IR opioid abuse, and the role of abuse-deterrent opioids in the fight against prescription opioid abuse. An expert faculty speaker will update the audience on an abuse-deterrent IR opioid. The audience will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the abuse-deterrent technology, the categories of evidence that support the abuse-deterrence of the product, and gain familiarity with its important prescribing information.

Presented by: Daiichi-2022x2004

Maintaining Practice Viability in a Complex Payer Environment

Friday, October 13 | 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
Speaker: Rom Howrigon, President and CEO of Fulcrum Strategies
PM&R Pavilion, Exhibit Hall D, Exhibit Hall Level

A look at the environmental trends that are shaping the future of the health care industry from the perspective of a managed care expert.

Presented by: Merz

Educational Forum

Educational Forums are sponsored activities. 

AmnioFix® Sports Med: Where Does It Fit in Clinical Practice?

Saturday, October 14 | 7 am-8 am
Speaker: Christopher Visco, MD, FAAPMR, RMSK
Hyatt Regenecy Denver, Capitol Ballroom 1, Floor 4

Discusses regenerative approaches aimed at promoting the inherent healing capacity of injured tissues, including micronized dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane as promising regenerative option. Breakfast will be served.

Presented by:

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Is your organization interested in hosting a Satellite Symposia or Lunch and Learn presentation? Find out more here.

 

*Subject to change.