A Comprehensive Review of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): (CRPS-2006)

Venue: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Conference Center

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Event Date/Time: May 15, 2006
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Description

Northwestern University’s Feinberg of Medicine, the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDA) and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s Academy are sponsoring a 2-day course on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD).

This course will clarify key issues surrounding this chronic pain condition that continues to baffle healthcare practitioners. Experts will discuss the pathophysiology of CRPS, new diagnostic criteria validation, and the recently revised clinical practice guidelines.



Course Chairs



R Norman Harden, MD is Director for Pain Studies, Addison Chair, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL.



Joshua P. Prager, MD, MS is Director, Center for the Rehabilitation of Pain Syndromes (CRPS), Departments of Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA.



Continuing Education Credit



· Approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME). The Northwestern Universities Feinberg School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).

· Approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 9.6 contact hours.

· Approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 8.0 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069.

· Other healthcare professionals will be awarded 8 Clock Hours or .8 CEUs.



To Register: Visit www.ric.org/education or call 312-238-6042

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