SD Virtual Pain Summit Conference
A unique multidisciplinary virtual conference to help physical therapists, occupational therapists, manual therapists, and other healthcare professionals stay updated on current pain education and research and engage with colleagues from around the world!
SD Virtual Pain Summit (CPTA #20-420) has been approved by the California Physical Therapy Association for 1.2 CEU's.
What to expect during this fun and engaging virtual conference
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Socialize with other attendees in a virtual bar and fire pit area
Engage With Presenters
Live Q&A sessions and discussion rooms
Clinical guidance from experts
Pain Education Clinicians and Researchers
Start: October 24, 2020 - Ends: October 25, 2020
Meet the presenters for the 2020 SD Virtual Pain Summit. Full list of speaker biographies, titles, and synopsis can be found here.
Dr. Tasha Stanton
Targeting Pain From Many Angles: a foray into language, sensory modulation, and brain trickery
Dr. Philip Austin
Virtual Reality For The Treatment Of Chronic Pain Disorders
Dr. Felicity Braithwaite
The magic of placebo: Using the art of deception to improve blinding in clinical trials
Kathryn (Kat) Gloor
Seek First to Understand: Navigating the Language of Persistent Pain
Dr. Sandy Hilton
Mind The Gap: What is Happening to Those Taken off Opioids and still having Unrelenting Chronic Pain
What About Us? How Psycholgocially Flexible Are We?
Pain: Exploring The Human Experience
Dr. Tim Salomons
Biomarkers of Vulnerability and Resilience to Pain
Persistent Pain: Shame and Stigma in Clinical Encounters
Dr. Catherine Siengsukon
The Relationship Between Sleep And Pain: What To Do?
Dr. Jason Silvernail
Difficult Conversations and Patient Noncompliance
Dr. Timothy Wideman
How to think about pain – toward a person-centered perspective
Breakout Q&A: Bring Your Question To An Expert
Meet the clinicians who will be available for one hour breakout Q&A sessions between presentations. They will answer any questions you may have about the featured guidance topic.
Natalie Rolle, MOT OTR/L, Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Colorado State University
Addressing Sleep Challenge With Gold Standard Behavioral Sleep Treatments