Agenda

Thursday, September 12

Time Topic/Presenter
7:00 - 7:30 am Registration
7:30 - 7:45 am Welcome
Marc Mentel, DO
7:45 - 9:15 am Pain - The Big Picture
Morten Hoegh, PhD, MSc, DipMT
9:15 - 9:30 am Q&A | Break
9:30 - 10:30 am Managing Buprenorphine Patients Does NOT Have to be Painful
Jacqueline Cleary, PharmD
10:30 - 10:45 am Q&A | Break
10:45 - 11:45 am Medical Marijuana
Bill Rosen, MD
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Montana Marijuana Legalities
Darci Weibe
12:15 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Breakout #1
Strengthening Doctor-Patient Relationships:
Fostering Productive, Safe, and Empathetic Clinical Spaces for Patients

Regina Fitzsimmons
Breakout #2
High-dose Opioids to Buprenorphine
Brett Bell, MD
Breakout #3
Practice Team Training for OUD
Rebecca Morgan
Breakout #4
Difficult Decisions 1:
Transitioning from the Biological Basis of
Pain to the Bio-Psycho-Social Model with Patients

Carilyn Ellis, PsyD, MSCP
2:00 - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 - 3:15 pm I'm Alone Out Here - Treating Pain in a Remote Setting
Chris Caldwell, DO
3:15 - 3:30 pm Wrap Up
Marc Mentel, DO
3:45 - 5:15 pm Welcome Reception & Vendors
Light Appetizers & No-Host Bar

 

Friday, September 13th

Time Topic/Presenter

7:00 - 8:00 am**

**Please sign-up at the registration desk

An Introductory Practice on How Yoga Can Assist You & People with Chronic Pain - Marina Zaleski

Adaptable movement will be introduced & practiced from seated and/or optional standing positions. Chairs available. Street clothes ok, optional shoe removal.

8:00 - 8:15 am Welcome
Marc Mentel, DO
8:15 - 9:15 am Legacy Patients; Chronic Opioid Dependence
Andrew Suchocki, MD
9:15 - 10:15 am Evolving Complementary Therapies
Kathy Mangan, MS
10:15 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 11:00 am How to Become an MAT Provider & SAMHSA Resources
Charles Smith, PhD & SAMHSA - Region VIII
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Q&A Panel with Presenters
12:00 - 12:45 pm Lunch
12:50 - 1:50 pm Breakout #4
How to Manage Patients Presenting as Emotional, Confrontational and Hopeless in Their Pain
Carilyn Ellis, PsyD, MSCP
Breakout #2
Strengthening Doctor-Patient Relationships:
Fostering Productive, Safe, and Empathetic Clinical Spaces for Patients

Regina Fitzsimmons
Breakout #3
High-dose Opioidsto Buprenorphine
Brett Bell, MD
Breakout #4
Practice Team Training for OUD
Rebecca Morgan
1:50 - 2:00 pm Break
2:00 - 3:00 pm Empowering the Patient with Agency and Knowledge
Morten Hoegh, PhD, MSc, DipMT
3:00 - 3:15 pm Closing Remarks
Marc Mentel, DO