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Thank you for experiencing the IDEAL™ Learning Center at a recent scientific conference. An electronic syllabus for each activity can be found under the PROGRAMS tab or by clicking the individual links below:

Opioids remain the cornerstone of treatment for moderate to severe pain but their use can quickly lead to tolerance, physical dependence, and potentially, abuse. We hope your participation in the IDEAL CME/CE activity met the goals of increasing your knowledge in pain management and facilitating a positive comfort level in prescribing controlled substances such as opioids in your practice through the discussion of specific measures designed to minimize the potential for abuse, misuse, and diversion as well as minimize the risk of legal involvement.

We hope to see you at our next IDEAL experience during the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress on November 18 - 21, 2010 in Orlando, FL.

FACULTY (Listed Alphabetically)

Dr Paul Arnstein Paul Arnstein, RN, PhD
Clinical Nurse Specialist for Pain Relief
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Dr Howard Heit Howard A. Heit, MD, FACP, FASAM
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC
Dr Douglas Gourlay Doug Gourlay, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FASAM
Wasser Pain Management Centre
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Kenneth Kirsh, PhD Kenneth Kirsh, PhD
Assistant professor in Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, KY
Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, BCPS, CPE Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, BCPS, CPE
Professor and Vice Chair, Dept Pharmacy Practice & Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, MD
John F. Peppin, DO, FACP John F. Peppin, DO, FACP
Associate Professor,
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, KY