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Integrative Medicine for Osteoarthritis Management Clinical Pearls

View the AI-PAMI Health Care Provider Presentation: Integrative Medicine for Osteoarthritis Management Clinical Pearls, presented by Megan Weigel, DNP, APRN-c, Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, Board Certified. Dr. Weigel gives an overview of integrative medicine and reviews osteoarthritis along with traditional treatment options. She then uses the case example of Jimmy, a 50-year-old male with knee osteoarthritis to discuss potential applications for integrative modalities for treating his pain. In addition to providing a synopsis of the research, she gives ways to approach a conversation with the patient and best options based on your medical setting.

Incorporating Integrative Medicine Modalities for Pain into Clinical Practice

View the AI-PAMI Health Care Provider Presentation: Incorporating Integrative Medicine Modalities for Pain into Clinical Practice, presented by Megan Weigel, DNP, APRN-c, Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, Board Certified. In this webinar, Dr. Weigel provides an overview of pain and traditional approaches for pain management before introducing the concept of integrative medicine and its applications for pain. She reviews the evidence base for various integrative modalities and weighs the benefits and risks to the patient. She concludes with practical applications for some of the integrative options for a sample patient case.

From Pain To Ease: An Integrative Approach to Fibromyalgia

View the AI-PAMI Health Care Provider Presentation: From Pain To Ease: An Integrative Approach to Fibromyalgia, presented by Monisha Bhanote, MD, FCAP. Dr. Bhanote is the founder of the Holistic Wellbeing Collective, is a quadruple board-certified physician and published author with expertise in Integrative Medicine and Anatomic/Clinical Pathology. This webinar explores the medical classification of Fibromyalgia and traditional management, as well as integrative approaches. Dr. Bhanote provides an overview of the evidence on various integrative options for Fibromyalgia, including yoga, mindfulness, affective self awareness and more. She discusses prevention and directions for future research on Fibromyalgia care.

Understanding Medical Marijuana

View the live webinar recording of Understanding Medical Marijuana and its Potential Benefits and Harms in Older Adults Living with Pain, presented by University of Florida researchers, Robert Cook, MD, MPH and Yan Wang, PhD. on Feb. 23, 2021. Dr. Cook and Dr. Wang presented on medical marijuana and its effects on chronic pain and related health outcomes. This webinar focuses on fostering understanding about various medical marijuana products in the state of Florida and its application for pain management within the older adult patient population. Dr. Wang provides an overview of recent medical marijuana research along with findings from a pilot study focused on older adults with chronic pain newly initiating medical marijuana use.

Understanding Chiropractic Management of Pain

Adam Chaifetz, DC, DIBCN, MSCS, presents "Understanding Chiropractic Management of Pain" for health care provider audiences. Chaifetz is a Chiropractic Neurologist and the Program Clinical Coordinator for the Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center at UF Health Jacksonville. He provides an overview of cervical spine and back pain conditions commonly treated by chiropractic care, along with common techniques employed by chiropractors to help manage painful conditions.

Approaching Pain Using Psychologically Informed Practice

View the live webinar recording of Approaching Pain Using Psychologically Informed Practice, presented by Jason Beneciuk, DPT, PhD on Dec. 1, 2020. Beneciuk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Florida and Clinical Research Scientist at Brooks Rehabilitation. His webinar presentation focuses on psychologically informed practice, a secondary prevention approach that first aims to identify individuals at high risk for transitioning to chronicity and then provides tailored treatment to reduce that risk.

Role of Physical Rehabilitation in Chronic Pain Management

The Role of Physical Rehabilitation in Chronic Pain Management is presented by Hannah Scholten, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, clinical supervisor, UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight. Hannah discusses the neurophysiology of pain, interdisciplinary treatment options and the role of physical therapy in pain management. She provides a detailed overview of the physical therapy concepts and process for screening and treating patients and when to refer patients for physical rehabilitation. UF Health Rehabilitation – Wildlight: https://wildlight.ufhealthjax.org/rehabilitation

Yoga and Breathing to Assist Your Patients

Health care providers can learn about Yoga & Breathing to Assist Patients with Pain Management in this presentation by Kathryn Thomas, veteran and executive director of Yoga 4 Change. You will learn about the benefits of yoga and breath work to assist patients in decreasing their stress, anxiety and pain. Kathryn provides several breathing exercises you can repeat with your patients to model the technique. You will also learn how the tools can be applied to your own life as a provider to decrease burnout and compassion fatigue.

Naloxone: The Gift of Time

Robin Moorman Li, PharmD, BCACP, CPE, NBC-HWC, a clinical associate professor and assistant director for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy – Jacksonville presents on opioid prescribing safety as it relates to opioid overdose reversal through the use of naloxone. She reviews the risk factors and symptoms of opioid overdose, naloxone basics, naloxone administration using intranasal spray, intramuscular injection and the auto-injector options, as well as a brief overview on the laws surrounding its use.