Basics of Chronic Pain Management Seminar

December 6, 2019 at San Luis Valley Health

CPEP is offering a one-day seminar, Basics of Chronic Pain Management, which helps providers (excluding pain management specialists) treat the growing population of chronic pain patients with safety and confidence. Previously offered only in Denver, CPEP is now bring this important and timely resource to San Luis Valley Health thanks to a grant from the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention.

This course is designed for clinicians who manage or encounter patients with chronic pain, including physicians, physician assistants, and advance practice nurses. It is not intended for pain management specialists.

Topics of Discussion

  • The epidemiology and pathophysiology of chronic pain
  • Common conditions and best approaches to management
  • Pharmacologic treatment, including analgesics (opioids and non-opioids) and adjunctive medications
  • Non-pharmacologic treatment, including complementary and alternative therapies
  • Interventional pain management: indications and options
  • When to refer to a pain management specialist


San Luis Valley Health
Education and Conference Center
Mt. Blanca Room
1921 Main Street
Alamosa, CO 81101


December 6, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Check-in begins at 7:30 AM

Seminar Faculty

Steven Wright, M.D. – Lead Faculty
Family Medicine Physician
Speaker and Consultant: Addiction Medicine | Medical Pain Management | Family Medicine

Haley Burke, M.D.
Interventional Pain Physician, Metro Denver Pain Management
Headache and Interventional Pain Physician, University of Colorado Hospital

Lisa W. Corbin, M.D., FACP
Internal Medicine Physician, Professor, Clinical Practice, Division of GIM, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical Director, Integrative Medicine at University of Colorado Hospital

Abby Anderson, M.D.
Neurologist, Associate Medical Director, CPEP

CME Information

Memorial Hospital University of Colorado Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

This seminar is brought to San Luis Valley Health thanks to a grant from the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention