PAINWeek remains the US pain conference with the most expansive curriculum and is the favorite destination for healthcare professionals to enhance their competence in pain management.

CME/CE

75+ hours of CME content will be presented at the conference.

*Attendees can earn up to 21 credits of continuing medical education across multiple therapeutic areas, taught by PAINWeek faculty. Note: this count does not include any CME Satellite Symposia in which one may be able to earn additional credits onsite. Information on these specific courses will be available on the conference website with total credit hours included.*

WHY ATTEND

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PAINWEEK 2024 AGENDA

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*Attendees can earn up to 21 credits of continuing medical education across multiple therapeutic areas, taught by PAINWeek faculty. Note: this count does not include any CME Satellite Symposia in which one may be able to earn additional credits onsite. Information on these specific courses will be available on the conference website with total credit hours included.*

World Class Continuing Education

75+ hours of the most up-to-date evidence-based scientific instruction available

  • Cutting-edge educational sessions
  • Faculty who are leaders in their field
  • Face-to-face interactions with expert speakers during the conference
  • Networking with colleagues in pain management

The conference of choice for busy pain professionals

  • Multiple session offerings allowing you to choose the best fit for your educational needs
  • Universal access to scientific assemblies, symposia, and special presentations on a first-come, first-served basis
  • More than 100 exhibiting companies invite you to visit and browse new products, see demonstrations, and ask questions

Additional activities

  • PAINWeek 101
  • Keynote Presentation
  • Exhibit Hall Welcome Reception
  • Scientific Poster Session
  • Exhibit Hall Closing Reception

Las Vegas

While at PAINWeek, plan on spending a night exploring the City of Entertainment for world class dining options and memorable shows. The 2024 conference will be located right on the Las Vegas Strip with easy access to all Vegas has to offer.

Registrations

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6/30 8/31 Onsite
Physician $599 Physician $799 Physician $1299
Allied $499 Allied $699 Allied $1199
Industry $999 Industry $1299 Industry $1499

 

Satellite Events

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About Satellite Events and Symposia

Satellite events complement the PAINWeek curriculum.

These events include both certified and noncertified programs. Course descriptions for certified activities, faculty disclosures, and protocol for obtaining CE/CME credit will be provided by individual event organizers. Please contact the organizers for further details.

Seating is strictly limited for all events. Preference may be given to preregistrants. If you are registered, please still plan on arriving at the door no later than 10 minutes prior to start time to ensure that your seat is held for you. A limited number of meals or refreshments will be served where indicated.

Nonmedical professionals or members of industry may only be allowed to participate at the discretion of the program organizers. Typically organizers do not accommodate family members, office staff, or guests of healthcare professionals.

There are no fees to attend any of these educational activities.

Information provided and opinions expressed have not involved any verification of the findings, conclusions, and opinions by PAINWeek. Opinions expressed by speakers do not necessarily reflect those of PAINWeek. No responsibility is assumed by PAINWeek for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instruction, or ideas contained in the material herein. Because of the rapid advances in the medical sciences, PAINWeek recommends that independent verification of diagnoses and medication dosages should be made by each healthcare professional.

If you would like complete guidelines for CME Satellite Symposia events, please email Carli.rowe@informa.com 

Poster Abstracts

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Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2024

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2024 Abstracts

Scientific Abstracts 2024

PAINWeek invites you to submit scientific abstracts for posters to be presented at the 2024 PAINWeek National Conference. Please review the guidelines below. Abstracts may be research-oriented, or evidence-based, and relevant to specialists and frontline practitioners who manage acute and chronic pain. They may include medication management, devices, and digital therapeutics. Abstracts may be a summary of research findings or a review of current evidence-based recommendations for clinical applications that are pertinent to healthcare professionals who treat patients in pain. 

Abstracts for posters that will report data need to include information on the methods and results sufficient for evaluation (statements similar to “data will be presented” will not be sufficient). 

Deadline

The deadline for electronic submission is 11:59pm ET, Friday, June 14, 2024. All authors will be notified via email on or by July 5th. 

Abstract Guidelines

  1. At least one presenting author or presenter of accepted abstracts must register at the current registration rate to attend the PAINWeek National Conference. Submission of an abstract does not automatically register you for the conference.  

  2. PAINWeek will accept abstracts that have already been presented at other medical conferences.  

  3. Abstracts should be 1050 words or less, with maximums as defined below. (Titles, author names, references, and affiliations are not included in that word count) 

    • Background: 200 words

    • Purpose: 150 words 

    • Methods: 200 words 

    • Results: 350 words 

    • Conclusions/Implications for future research and/or clinical care: 150 words 

  4. List affiliations for all authors, such as universities and other institutions. 

  5. List the names of all authors, in the order in which you wish them to appear in printed text. At least one listed author must attend PAINWeek to present.  

  6. List disclosures (financial and/or in-kind support). If none, state “Nothing to disclose by any author(s)”.  

  7. Do not use tables, charts, or graphs in your abstract submission (they can be included in the actual poster).  

  8. There is no limit to the number of abstracts one author may submit for consideration.  

  9. The first author is responsible for communicating all these policies to all involved parties.  

  10. Student authors are permitted to submit. 

Disclosure

PAINWeek requires faculty and poster authors/presenters who have an interest in selling a technology, program, product, and/or service to healthcare professionals to disclose this information to be considered for and/or present at any PAINWeek educational session. 

Publication

If your abstract is accepted, you will be notified on or by July 5, and the abstract will be posted online by July 30th. Only accepted abstracts will be posted online. Posters will not be published online. 

Poster and Presentation Guidelines

  1. After acceptance, format your abstract into a poster which may include graphs, tables, and charts. 

  2. Maximum poster size is 42" high x 90" wide. 

  3. Authors/presenters should bring their posters with them to the conference. Do not send posters to the PAINWeek offices or in the care of PAINWeek. 

  4. Detailed instructions will accompany acceptance notices. 

  5. While first authors typically attend the conference in person, PAINWeek allows other listed authors to attend in his/her place. 

  6. Recording by any means (photographing, audiotaping, videotaping) of any presentation/session is prohibited, except by a PAINWeek authorized agent or by first author(s) who wish to photograph their poster presentation. Violators risk confiscation of their equipment and/or dismissal from PAINWeek. 

  7. QR codes with a maximum size of 1" by 1" are permitted in the lower corner of posters. Scanning of a QR code only by participants using smartphones or other mobile devices is permissible. 

  8. Interactive content/features on printed posters that can be viewed using smartphones or iPads are allowed (for example, additional graphs, animations, and videos related to the printed poster content). 

  9. Presenters may use an iPad or tablet to facilitate their presentation, but it cannot be used in place of a printed poster. Tablets may also be available for viewers to see the interactive content during the poster presentation time. 

  10. Supplementary information on how to download relevant QR codes and access interactive content may be included on the poster, i.e., within the text of the poster or printed on the bottom.

Poster Set-up

All accepted posters will need to be set up in the exhibit hall by 10am on Wednesday, September 4th.

PAINWeek will provide a poster board, pushpins, and poster number. If you would like to provide reprints of your posters for handouts, you may leave them under your assigned poster board.  

Public Viewing Dates/Times for Posters:

Posters will be available for display to attendees in the Exhibit Hall from 10:30am on Wednesday, September 4th to 2:45pm on Friday, September 6th. All posters must be removed immediately following the Closing Reception on Friday.

Poster Reception

The PAINWeek 2024 Networking and Poster Reception will be held Thursday, September 5th from 5:30pm - 6:45pm in the Exhibit Hall. During this time, all accepted posters will be displayed and authors present.

Late-Breaking Abstracts

The PAINWeek late-breaking abstracts policy allows for the submission of late-breaking abstracts only for randomized phase III trials for which no preliminary data is available at the time of the abstract submission deadline of June 14, but for which a preplanned analysis of the primary endpoint is scheduled after that date but before August 9 (deadline for the final, updated late-breaking abstract). During abstract submission, you will be required to provide the date of the planned analysis. The policy is not a mechanism to allow for updated data to be submitted later when preliminary data are available by the abstract submission deadline. 

Submission

The submission portal will open on February 29, 2024. The link will be posted here when available. 

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Questions? Email abstracts@painweek.org 

Important Dates

June 14- Abstract Submission Deadline: 11:59pm EST 

July 5- Authors/Presenters will be notified of acceptance of abstracts 

July 30- Accepted abstracts will be posted online 

August 9- Deadline for final, updated late-breaking abstracts 

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Accepted Abstract Archive

Scientific Poster Video

CME/CE and Accreditation

Certified credit for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and more!

*Attendees can earn up to 21 credits of continuing medical education across multiple therapeutic areas, taught by PAINWeek faculty. Note: this count does not include any CME Satellite Symposia in which one may be able to earn additional credits onsite. Information on these specific courses will be available on the conference website with total credit hours included.*

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2024 Accreditation Information

PAINWeek Conference

Las Vegas, NV

September 3-6, 2024

Credit through the following boards will be offered at PAINWeek 2024:

-ACCME (Physicians; AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™️)

-ACPE (Pharmacists)

-ANCC (Nurses)

-AAPA (Physician Assistants)

-AANP (Nurse Practitioners)

-APA (Psychologists)

-For those needing credits outside of the above, participation certificates will be available. It will be up to the individual to present the participation certificate to their appropriate board to be considered for credit recognition and/or reciprocity.

Activity Overview

PAINWeek is the premier national conference for dedicated healthcare professionals committed to improving pain relief and patient outcomes. Drawing on 17 years of expertise in medical continuing education, we curate an extensive agenda showcasing the latest research and practical clinical strategies in pain management. Our transformative four-day event offers tailored learning experiences vital for pain management professionals, providing unparalleled access to indispensable information across 75+ multidisciplinary courses. Participation at PAINWeek ensures you gain essential insights and skills crucial for effective pain management in today's healthcare landscape.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for an audience of physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), nurses, pharmacists, hospitalists, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in pain management.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify sources of pain via physical and neurological examinations, laboratory tests, imaging, electrodiagnostic procedures, and appropriate psychological assessments.
  • Select the appropriate methodology to evaluate chronic pain, including physical exam, clinical history, and work-up.
  • Describe and apply comprehensive pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management and treatment options for various conditions that are characterized by acute, episodic, and chronic pain symptoms.
  • Employ safe, effective, and equitable pain management and treatment strategies in clinical practice.
  • Employ safe and appropriate evidence-based pain management strategies in patients with multiple chronic pain conditions to minimize the risk of drug-to-drug interactions (DDIs), polypharmacy effects, and substance use disorders (SUDs).
  • Employ safe and appropriate evidence-based pain management strategies in patients with multiple comorbidities.
  • Recognize implicit biases in clinical practice that may impede the optimal management of pain and patient outcomes.
  • Implement interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and communication to advance chronic pain care and improve outcomes.
  • Cite current medical/legal issues impacting pain management, including updated CDC guidelines, and the ethics of consensual/nonconsensual opioid tapering.

 

Criteria for Success

Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant's attendance.  A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claim credit form. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc at tbrignoni@akhcme.com.

AKH

CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. 

HFSA Receives Distinction of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional  Continuing Education™ | HFSA

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and PAINWeek. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowedge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME that Earns MOC | ABIM.org

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 21 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Nurses

Credit being awarded: 21 ANCC contact hours.

Pharmacists

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this continuing education activity for 21 contact hours.

Physician Assistant

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 21 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Nurse Practitioners

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and PAINWeek.  AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803. This activity is approved for 21 contact hour(s) (which includes X hour(s) of pharmacology).

Psychologists

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Commercial Support

PAINWeek is supported in part by an educational grant from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. 

Hotel Info

Secure a 2024 discounted rate of $195/night + tax/resort fee!

Expires: August 12, 2024

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Special room rate available for attendees

Excitement is building for PAINWeek returning to Las Vegas in September! As such, we encourage you to complete your room reservation as early as possible, as the room block is filling up quickly. Please note the following information and proceed as directed.

PAINWeek has secured an incredible discounted rate of $195/night + tax and mandatory resort fee of $10/day + tax at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The tax rate for Las Vegas is 13.38%. Expires: August 12, 2024 

  Room Rates Resort Fee
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas $195/night + tax $10.00/day + tax
Comparable Las Vegas Hotels $250-$350/night + tax $35.00-$45.00/day + tax

 

  • Unlimited local, toll-free, and domestic long-distance phone calls
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Fitness center access

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Hotel Terms and Conditions

Nightly resort fee includes complimentary self and valet parking, unlimited local, toll-free, and domestic long distance telephone calls (all 50 states), 24-hour fitness center access and tennis court access (based on availability). Check-in as early as August 29, 2024, or stay up to September 10, 2024, for the same discounted per-night room rate based upon availability.* Please note limited rooms are available each night at this rate so book as soon as possible. Additional nights outside of August 29 - September 10 will be at prevailing hotel rates. When booking online, please note all room type requests in the comments section. The hotel will accommodate your request based upon availability. Cancellations and changes should be made directly with The Cosmopolitan. PAINWeek staff members are not able to make or change hotel reservations. You will be able to book up to 4 rooms at a time. A credit card is required at the time of booking and a deposit equal to one night’s room + tax will be charged. A valid credit card authorized to cover additional rooms + tax, + $50 a night for incidentals, must be presented upon check-in. *You MUST be 21 or older to book.*

  • Step #1 Register for the conference!
  • Step #2 Reserve your hotel room!

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Instructions, link, and discount code will be emailed to you after registration.

Beware of Unauthorized Housing and Travel Agencies!

PAINWeek has contracted directly with The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to provide attendees with the lowest possible housing rates. Please be vigilant if approached by any other company or service that implies or claims to be an official housing provider of PAINWeek. We have been made aware of other housing companies and travel agencies that may be aggressively pursuing you, or your company, to book your guest rooms through their company at supposedly significant discounts. Reservations made through an agency other than The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will be at your own risk. All official emails will originate from info@painweek.org.

Cosmopolitan Parking Information

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Event Policies

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be submitted in writing. For verification, if you are calling to cancel, we will still require you to send an email to info@painweek.org with your intent to cancel. You will receive confirmation of your cancellation via email. Cancellations received:

  • We will offer a 100% refund within 72 hours from the time of purchase less $100 credit card processing fee.
  • After 72 hours, refunds will be less 50%. All refund requests must be made in writing and post marked or tax stamped no later than 90 days before the event.
  • No refund will be made if the request is made within 90 days of the educational event. Refunds will not be issued to non-show registrants.
  • Substitutions are always welcome in lieu of cancellation. No transfers to alternate events will be made if the request is submitted within 90 days of the original event.

Persons who register and fail to attend will not receive a refund. PAINWeek, at its sole discretion, may transfer your registration to an upcoming conference or to a healthcare provider colleague. Cancellation of your conference registration does not automatically cancel your hotel room reservation. Please contact the hotel to cancel your room; penalties may apply.

Payment

Checks should be made payable to PAINWeek, 1801 North Military Trail, Suite 110, Boca Raton, FL 33431. Please include the name of all registrant(s) on the check. Checks must be received within 30 days of registration to qualify for conference rate at time of registration. PAINWeek reserves the right to cancel a registration or increase registration fee (per the published fee structure) if payment is not received within 30 days.

Guest Policy

In order to maintain the clinical nature of the conference, nonclinicians—including, but not limited to, office managers, billing specialists, receptionists, and administrative staff; guests, spouses, friends, and/or family members—may not attend PAINWeek.

Prohibited Activities

  • Sales of goods or services, or the display of goods or services, unless by a confirmed PAINWeek exhibitor
  • Distribution of printed or recorded materials of any kind unless prior approval has been obtained
  • Engaging in any unsafe act that may impede the operations of PAINWeek or any part thereof
  • Unauthorized access or entry into any back of house areas, service areas, or areas designated as conference or venue staff only
  • Unauthorized events, speeches, or use of any flag, banner, sign, or other materials for commercial purposes, or as part of a demonstration
  • Photography, videotaping, or recording of any kind, or otherwise engaging in any activity for unapproved commercial or journalistic purposes without prior approval
  • Unauthorized solicitations of any kind, whether commercial, religious, educational, or otherwise, or conducting any unauthorized commercial activities, including solicitations of money or other contributions or donations
  • Obstructing entrances, doors, vestibules, stairways, corridors, halls, etc.

Prohibited Items

  • Firearms, ammunition, knives, and weapons of any kind
  • Self-defense or restraining devices (eg, pepper spray, mace, tasers)
  • Marijuana or any other illegal substances
  • Objects or toys that appear to be firearms or weapons
  • Fireworks or other similarly explosive and/or flammable objects and smoke machines
  • Folding chairs or stools
  • Horns, whistles, megaphones, or artificial noise makers
  • Recreational devices such as drones, remote-controlled toys, skateboards, scooters, inline skates, or shoes with built-in wheels
  • Selfie sticks, hand-held extension poles for cameras or mobile devices, flags, and banners
  • Tripods or monopod stands

 

We reserve the right to prohibit the use or storage of any other item not listed above that we determine may be harmful or disruptive, in our sole and absolute discretion.

Attendee Courtesy and Attire Policies

  • Proper attire, including shoes and shirts, must be worn at all times. We reserve the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that we consider inappropriate or attire that could distract from the experience of other attendees.
  • Please show common courtesy to fellow attendees, conference staff, and venue staff by not using profanity or engaging in unsafe, illegal, disruptive, or offensive behavior, jumping lines, or saving places in lines for others.

Exhibit Hall

  • Registered attendees are encouraged to visit the Exhibit Hall during posted general attendee open hours. If you are a registered attendee, and your company is exhibiting, and you also have an exhibit-only designation on your badge, you are allowed in the Exhibit Hall during closed hours.
  • The PAINWeek Exhibit Hall is not open to the general public. PAINWeek does not offer an Exhibit Hall-only badge. If you would like to enter the Exhibit Hall you must purchase a full access registration.

Raffles/Prizes

  • All winners must be physically present to win.
  • For raffle prizes, the winning number will be announced 3 times. You must physically claim your prize by the third announcement. No prize will be provided to you once the new number is called out.
  • One prize per person for the duration of the conference.

ADA Compliancy

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, PAINWeek supports the equity and inclusion of individuals with disabilities for whom reasonable accommodations will be provided.

“Reasonable accommodations” may include: assistive listening devices, alternative formats, sign language interpreters, or seats closer to the front of a course room. Disability accommodations at a given event require a minimum of three weeks’ prior notice by emailing info@painweek.org.

Animal Policies

  • “Service animal” means a dog or miniature horse that is trained to do work or perform tasks for, and to assist, an individual with a disability. All other animals, including emotional support, comfort, or companion animals, are not considered service animals.
  • Service animals should remain on a leash or in a harness and under the control of the owner at all times.
  • While the venue is pet friendly, please refrain from bringing your pet into the conference meeting spaces.

Photo and Video Policy

Audio recording, video recording, or photography is allowed for personal use, but not during the CME/CE scientific sessions or sponsored programs. No webcasting or live streaming is permitted.

Audio recording, video recording, photography, webcasting, or live streaming for commercial or journalistic use is strictly prohibited at all conference activities. Commercial entities including exhibitors intending on doing any of the above must request written permission in advance of a conference from both PAINWeek and the venue.

PAINWeek staff and/or authorized contractors will be taking photographs and video material at PAINWeek events and will reproduce them in educational, news, or promotional material, whether in print, electronic, or other media, including websites. By participating at PAINWeek events, you automatically grant PAINWeek the right to use your name, photograph, and biography for such purposes. All postings become the property of PAINWeek. Postings may be displayed, distributed, or used by PAINWeek for any purpose.

Furthermore, you acknowledge the right of PAINWeek to crop, splice, treat, and edit any photographs taken of you at the sole discretion of PAINWeek. You waive your right to inspect or approve the finished product, now and in the future, whether that use is known or unknown to you.

You agree to release, defend, and hold harmless PAINWeek and its agents or employees, including any firm publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, from and against any claims, damages, or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or in the taking, processing, reduction, or production of the finished product, its publication, or distribution.

Company Rights

  • We reserve the right to deny admission, prevent entry, or require a person already admitted to leave PAINWeek without refund, liability, or compensation, for failure to comply with any of these rules, for unsafe, illegal, or offensive behavior, to ensure safety, security, or order, if we consider that the circumstances otherwise so require, in our sole and absolute discretion.
  • We may from time to time, in our sole and absolute discretion, without prior notice and without refund, liability, or compensation, change the course hours, cancel a course, restrict the number of persons having access to a room, and/or suspend or cancel any program if we consider that the circumstances so require.
  • We are not responsible for loss or damage of belongings or property, consistent with applicable law.

Acceptance

By registering for and attending PAINWeek, you hereby agree that you accept the terms stated above and indemnify and hold harmless PAINWeek, its affiliates, and their respective directors, employees, and agents (including, without limitation, any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, or debt, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) resulting from attendance at a PAINWeek event.

FAQ - Registration

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What is included in the conference registration?

Conference registration includes access to the keynote presentation, general sessions, sponsored programs, Exhibit Hall, networking reception, and raffle drawings.

 

Do you offer registration that allows me to only visit the Exhibit Hall?

No. You must purchase a full registration to access the Exhibit Hall.

Do you offer a daily registration, ie, one-day pass?

No. If you would like to attend PAINWeek for specific day(s) you must still purchase a full registration.

Does PAINWeek have a mobile app?

Yes! You will be able to download the mobile app from the iTunes store or Google Play prior to PAINWeek 2023. No smart phone? No problem.

FAQ - CME/CE

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How will I claim/receive my CME/CE credit?

To receive credit, you must complete the online conference evaluation form and the request for credit form. You will receive an email from PAINWeek shortly after the conference ends with instructions.

Courses must be attended in their entirety in order to receive credit for those 1.0 or 2.0 credit hour sessions.

Hint: Keep notes and key thoughts about each session and faculty speaker so you can refer to them later.

How will I—a pharmacy learner—claim/receive my CME/CE credit?

Special procedures apply to pharmacy learners to request and receive credit.

Courses must be attended in their entirety in order to receive credit for those 1.0 or 2.0 credit hour sessions.

In order to receive credit, pharmacist participants must attend an entire course and complete the online credit application and evaluation form. An NABP number and date of birth will be required to complete these forms and earn credit. Please bring this information with you to the conference for use while completing your evaluations.

If you still need to create an NABP e-Profile and obtain an ID number, please visit nabp.net/.

Notification of successful completion of courses will be communicated by Global Education Group to the ACPE CPE Monitor system, where all pharmacy learners’ credits are stored. Learner errors providing NABP numbers and/or DOB will result in unsuccessful reporting of credits to the CPE Monitor system. These credits will not be recorded. Ensuring records are accurate and complete will be the responsibility of the individual learner.

For more information regarding CPE Monitor and issuance of ACPE credit, please click here.

Do I receive CME/CE credits for attending a Satellite Symposium?

Yes, you will receive CME/CE credit for attending a satellite symposium. You may still be requested to complete an evaluation form, and you will receive a credit certificate. If you are unsure whether a session is certified for credit, please refer to the program book, which you will receive at PAINWeek, or ask a staff member. There will be prominent signage on site indicating sessions not certified for credit.

Can nurse practitioners earn pharmacology contact hours at PAINWeek?

Yes, PAINWeek is approved for pharmacology credit. Pharmacology hours will be available on our event website in August.

How will I—a psychology learner—claim/receive my CE/CME credit?

Coming soon..

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Will I receive printed copies of the slide presentations?

*Slides available for download if permission is granted by the speaker

How do I download the PAINWeek mobile app?

Everything you need to know about PAINWeek is on your smartphone, tablet:

  • Get maps of the conference venue
  • Stay up-to-date on PAINWeek announcements
  • Access the conference schedule
  • Link to session slides
  • View course credit procedures
  • View and plan a visit to the Exhibit Hall
  • Complete session evaluations

 

3 easy ways to access PAINWeek mobile:

  • Download from the App Store (coming soon)
  • Download from Google Play (coming soon)

 

Note: If you have downloaded the app from earlier years, please delete it and download the newest version.

Are the lectures/courses available for purchase?

PAINWeek Digital All Access will host the live CME certified sessions from PAINWeek 2024 available for purchase.

More information will be available soon.

Where do I check in for the conference?

After checking into the hotel at the front desk, please proceed to the Belmont Registration Desk on Level 4 to check into the meeting and obtain your name badge. Registration desk hours are:

Monday 9/2: 3:00p - 7:00p
Tuesday 9/3: 6:30a - 6:30p (coffee starts at 6:30a)
Wednesday 9/4: 6:30a - 6:30p (coffee starts at 6:30a)
Thursday 9/5: 6:30a - 6:30p (coffee starts at 6:30a)
Friday 9/6: 7:00a - 2:00p (coffee starts at 6:30a)

Am I required to wear my badge?

Yes. We ask you to wear your badge at all times in order to move freely around the event space. Please understand that room monitors will not allow entry without your badge. Lost/misplaced badges are charged a fee of $100 and may be reprinted at the conference registration desk with valid photo ID.

How do I provide feedback?

Please use our mobile app, available on the app store for your device to complete evaluations on each course. Once in the mobile app, click Agenda, navigate to the course in question, and scroll to the bottom. There you'll have the opportunity to provide feedback specific to that course and its speaker(s). Your feedback is critical to planning future meetings, so we appreciate you completing an evaluation for each course you attend. Please be sure to click Submit for each individual question after indicating the number of stars.

Can I pop in and out of CME sessions?

You can choose to attend any session/lecture; you do not have to stay in one session the entire time. As an example, if you are interested in attending a stem cell lecture at 1:00p, but want to leave 10 minutes later to listen to a nutrition lecture, you may do so. However, you may claim credit for only one session during any given time slot

How do I share my PAINWeek experience online?

Follow us on social media and use the hashtag #painweek to share your experience at the conference.

Twitter: @PAINWeek
Facebook: @PAINWeek
Instagram: @PAINWeek
LinkedIn: @PAINWeek

Future PAINWeek Dates

We know many of you need to plan far in advance to attend conferences. Here are the dates for future PAINWeek national conferences.

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2025 Dates

2025

Tuesday, 09/02/2025- Friday, 09/05/2025 Las Vegas, NV
2025 registration will be available on site.