29th Annual Pain Symposium to Host International Experts

WHAT: The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine will host its 29th Annual Pain Symposium.

WHEN: 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday (June 2); 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday (June 3)

WHERE: TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building, 3601 Fourth St.

EVENT: The conference, co-directed by James Heavner, D.V.M., Ph.D., professor emeritus of the Department of Anesthesiology, and Miles Day, M.D., professor and Pain Fellowship director, features cutting-edge technology and internationally recognized faculty to offer anesthesiologists, pain specialists, general practitioners and other health care professionals current concepts in chronic and acute pain control. Emphasis will be placed on the blending of scientific knowledge into clinical practice.

The event will give health care professionals who specialize in pain treatment the opportunity to hear about topics including the evolving use of ultrasound in interventional pain management, analyze emerging developments in chronic pain management and discuss new information on patient billing, coding and collecting procedures.

The symposium is sponsored by the TTUHSC Department of Anesthesiology Division of Pain Management, the Office of Continuing Medical Education, the Texas Pain Society and the World Institute for Pain.

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