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Millennium Laboratories Launches New Educational Webinar Series for Pain Management Physicians
Date:5/4/2011

SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To provide pain management practitioners and other healthcare professionals with additional educational tools to help address practice challenges, Millennium Laboratories, a leading provider of prescription drug monitoring services, is funding educational grants for a new pain management webinar series. The first webinar in the series, "'MAD' Misuse–Addiction–Diversion, Proactive Approaches for Your Practice" is scheduled for kickoff on Thursday, May 5th at 12 noon PDT and will repeat on May 19th and May 26th. The webinar is made possible by an education grant from Millennium Laboratories to the West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (WVSIPP). The WVSIPP is organizing the free webinar series in conjunction with Millennium.

Howard Appel, President of Millennium Laboratories, said, "We are proud to support this new webinar series as part of our commitment to further pain management practitioners' education. Millennium is committed to providing the pain community with leading educational resources to provide optimal care for patients."

The webinar series initiative is part of Millennium Laboratories' mission to provide national education for clinicians who treat pain and also to deliver high caliber educational content through both CME and non-CME events.

Designed to fit into healthcare professionals' busy practice schedule and featuring relevant and timely topics, the 45-minute webinars will be broadcast live in a practical and convenient format. The "'MAD' Misuse–Addiction– Diversion, Proactive Approaches for Your Practice" webinar will repeat for three Thursdays in May covering lunch hours in three U.S. time zones. Future webinars on cutting-edge topics will also be offered free of charge and follow the format of three Thursdays in the same month at lunch time.

The first webinar on May 5th, "'MAD' Misuse–Addiction–Diversion, Proactive Approaches for Your Practice," will provide an overview of effective techniques to help practices meet regulatory and compliance standards. The webinar presenter is Michelle Byers, Director of Education, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (WVSIPP). Byers joined WVSIPP in 2008 and is focused on developing continuing medical education that is relevant and impactful to clinicians treating pain.  The webinar presentation will also cover risk assessment strategies and current approaches to monitoring patients through urine drug testing. The webinar will be of educational value to pain management physicians, pain management practice staff, family practice physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Jeff Peterson, Executive Director, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, commented, "We are pleased to be working with Millennium Laboratories to provide these webinars as additional education opportunities to  healthcare professionals working with people in pain. Education is a critically important asset for meeting the challenges in pain management."

To register for the May 5th webinar or for more information on the pain management webinar series, please contact Michelle Byers at michellebyers@gmail.com or call 415-518-5391.

About the West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

The West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians promotes the development and practice of safe, high quality, cost effective interventional pain management techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of pain and related disorders and to insure patient access to these interventions.

About Millennium Laboratories

Located in San Diego's life sciences cluster, Millennium Laboratories is a national, research-based medication monitoring company whose test offering, technology, customer support, educational resources and experts are specifically focused on clinicians who treat chronic pain.  The company is recognized as a leader in pain management services, setting industry standards in drug testing and reporting, clinical research and education.

Millennium serves as an industry, government and payer educator and a compassionate advocate for pain sufferers throughout the United States. The company is accredited by The Joint Commission, receiving its Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare quality and safety.  

Among the numerous scientific and research achievements of the company's renowned laboratory team, Millennium Laboratories' reference laboratory is certified as a training facility for clinical toxicologist scientists and operates as a unique research component of the University of California, San Diego's (UCSD) doctoral program in Pharmacy.

As part of the company's commitment to pain management research and education, Millennium Laboratories established the Millennium Research Institute (MRI), a non-profit, national research center that conducts and disseminates original research focused on improving the experiences of people suffering from pain and pain-related disorders.  Millennium Research Institute maintains several national academic partnerships and supports collaborative research focused on greater understanding of the treatment of pain, improvements to patient safety and identification and prevention of prescription drug abuse. For more information, visit the Millennium Laboratories website, www.becausepainmatters.com.


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