Australian Pain Society 31st Annual Scientific Meeting

12 - 16 June 2011 | Darwin Convention Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Topical Sessions

Topical Session 1

1A -Appropriate Use Of Opioids For Chronic Noncancer Pain

Chair: Pro Paul Rolan - National Medicines Policy Committee / RAH Pain Management Unit

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1B - Paediatric Pain - Growing Up

Chair: Dr Susie Lord - Paediatric Pain & Palliative Care Service, John Hunter Children's Hospital, NSW

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1C - Deeper Learning About Pain: Educating The Student, The Professional, The person in Pain

Chair: Ms Sara Brentall - Physiotherapy Department, Austin Health, VIC

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1D - Negempathy and Stigmatisation of the patient with chronic pain: effects of adverse interaction between patients and their practitioners

Chair: Lynette Guy - University of Newcastle, NSW

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1E – Remote Pain Management

Chair: Jennifer Byrnes

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1F – Nursing Issues Session 1

Chair: Jenny Phillips

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Topical Session 2

2A – Approaches to Management of Chronic Pain

Chair: Lorimer Moseley

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2B – The Chronic Pain Experience Of Indigenous Australians: Insights From The Northern Territory

Chair: Jenny Strong

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2C – Persistent Pelvic Pain: New Ideas, New Science, New Management

Dr Meredith Craigie - Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, SA

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2D – Systematic Paper Triage: Making The Invisible Visible

Ms AmalHelou - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW

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2E – Functional Pain Syndromes: New Concepts, Heritability, Paediatric Focus With Adult Implications

A/Prof David Champion - Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Sydney Children's Hospital, NSW

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2F - Nursing Issues Session 2

Chair: Jenny Philips –

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Topical Session 3

3A - Palliative Care

Chair:  Mark Boughey

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3B - Have We Tried It All? Complementary And Alternative Medicine For Low Back Pain

Chair: Dr Zhen Zheng - Discipline of Chinese Medicine, RMIT University, VIC more

3C - The Practical Application Of Current Pain Sciences Into Clinical Practice

Dr Carolyn Arnold – Caulfield Pain Management and Research Centre, VIC

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3D – Emerging pharmacological treatments for pain

Professor Mark Connor – Monash University, VIC

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3E – Psychiatrists In The Pain Clinic

Dr Michael Jennings - Pain Management Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW

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3F – Families And Pain Management

Dr Meredith Craigie - Flinders Medical Centre, SA more