PAINWeek 2009 is a national conference that takes place during September -- Pain Awareness Month. The meeting provides knowledge and tools for frontline practitioners who treat patients in pain. The conference will convene at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, September 9-12, 2009 and offers over 100 CE/CME hours during the 4-day conference.
Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) September 1, 2009 -- PAINWeek 2009 is planning for its largest annual conference ever, with over 1,000 healthcare practitioners, faculty, exhibitors, nonprofit and commercial sponsors, abstract presenters, and a dozen commercially supported satellite events, to be held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Wednesday, September 9, through Saturday, September 12, 2009. This unique event, which provides over 100 CE/CME hours, is now viewed by pain management stakeholders as the "not-to-be missed" pain conference.
PAINWeek caters to healthcare professionals who treat pain, and was developed for frontline clinicians--primary care and family physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, physical therapists, and other practitioners. Its primary purpose is continuing medical education, offering over 100+ hours of CE/CME education on pain and pain treatments, and many other activities are planned for the 4-day conference.
This year a number of truly special sessions, tracks and topics, and highlights include:
Keynote speaker Ethan Nadelmann, JD, PhD, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the U.S. promoting alternatives to the war on drugs. He believes drug use is bad, but the drug war is worse. Author of Cops Across Borders, Nadelmann is widely regarded as the most prominent proponent of drug policy reform both in the U.S. and worldwide.
Medical/Legal Assembly: former Assistant US Attorney
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