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Register Now! Opioid Educational Day


Registration is now open for the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program’s educational day, Pain & Healthcare in Society: Changing Attitudes, Behaviors and Health Systems to Address the Opioid Crisis.

We hope you will join us, in collaboration with the CU Physical Therapy Scholarship & Endowment Board and the Physical Therapy Alumni Board, on September 17, 2018 on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Register by August 1st for the early bird discount, CLICK HERE.

This event is specifically tailored to healthcare providers, future providers (healthcare professional students) and educators with the ultimate goal to improve pain management via improved interdisciplinary collaboration.

CLICK HERE to see the agenda for the day.

Highlighting and addressing

  • The history and scope of the opioid crisis as it relates to the treatment of pain
  • Challenges and opportunities of pain management in society from a variety of healthcare perspectives
  • Examples of innovative new approaches at the level of the patient, health system and public health arena

Speakers include a variety of national and local experts including:

Alice Bell, PT, DPT, Senior Payment Specialist, American Physical Therapy Association

Anthony Delitto, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Dean of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Professor, Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh

Tasha MacIlveen, PT, DPT, CSCS,  Physical Therapist, Providence Northeast Rehabilitation 

Robert Saper, MD, MPH, Director,  Integrative Medicine, Boston Medical Center Associate Professor, Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston University

Robert Valuck, PhD, RPh, Director, Colorado Prescription Drug Abuse Consortium, Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado

Brent Van dorsten, PhD, President, Colorado Pain Society

As well as expert clinicians from UCHealth, Denver Health and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.