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Pain Awareness Month Symposium

Format for Individualized Integrative Treatment (FIIT)©
The 21st Century Model for Chronic Pain

September 27, 2013

8:30-9:00AM Registration/Breakfast
9:00-9:15AM Introduction to Pain Connection, Sharon Barrett, Board President
Presentation of Proclamations from the offices of Governor Martin O'Malley and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett
9:15-9:45AM Practicum Gentle Movement, Kim Thompson, Yoga Practitioner
9:45-10:30AM Gwenn Herman, LCSW-C, DCSW, Executive Director
10:30-10:45AM Break
10:45-11:15AM Practicum Acupressure, Lisa Marie Price, Acupuncturist
11:15-12:15PM James S. Houston, M.D. CDR, MC, USN, Staff Anesthesiologist, WRNMMC, Director, Wounded Warrior Pain Management Initiative
12:15-1:15PM Lunch/Networking/Visit Exhibit Hall
1:15-1:45PM Practicum Massage Therapy, Lee Blank, Massage Therapist
1:45-2:45PM Ann Berger, MD, NIH Chief of Pain and Palliative Care
2:45-3:00PM Break
3:00-4:00PM Alan Pocinki, MD, Clinical Associate Professor at George Washington University Medical Center, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Specialist
4:00-4:30 Closing Remarks/Evaluations/CEU's

Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910   View Map

Phone: 301-231-0008       Email:

Date and Time:
Friday, September 27, 2013 †† -- †† 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

**Light Breakfast & Lunch Included**

Program Cost:
$125 per person.
Pain Connection Members and those registering for 3 or more participants (applications must be submitted together) receive a discounted cost of $100 per participant, $75 for students with valid id. Active Military and Veterans free.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886473645-2239) for 5 Pain/Symptom Management continuing education contact hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Maryland Nurse Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation for 5.25 hours.

If you would like to become a sponsor for this event call 301-231-0008.

Cancellation Policy: If you contact the office by September 12, you will receive a full tuition refund less a $30 cancellation fee.

If you have special needs, contact us early.

Walk in registration only if space is available.

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