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Perioperative Pain Management: Is a Narcotic-free America Possible?
The national opiate crisis had led to new initiatives in reducing pain and narcotic consumption after spinal surgery, calling for a different approach to patient care. In this webinar, hear varying perspectives from surgeons who have successfully reduced pain through various methods, including modifications of surgical technique, regional analgesia, prehab, use of non-narcotic pharmaceuticals and patient counseling.

Principal Faculty

  • Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD, FAANS
  • Julie G. Pilitsis, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Joseph Christopher Zacko, MD, FAANS

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss non-narcotic interventions for pain control.
  • Compare the use of minimally invasive methods for reducing tissue trauma and post-operative pain.
  • Review the use of regional analgesia for reducing post-operative patient discomfort. 
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $49.00
Resident: $0.00
Credit Offered:
1.5 CME Credits
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