Intensive Review of Pain Course



All the great things that you loved about the Annual Review Course are returning! Instead of taking up your whole week we have condensed all of the information into 3 days of intensive learning.

This course is open to all physicians, nurses anesthetists, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents, and fellows!

Added Value!

What you will gain from attending the Intensive Review of Pain Course:

  • 3 Month Access to a question bank provided by Board Vitals!
  • Speed networking sessions that allow one-on-one interaction with the faculty so that you have a chance to ask each of them questions related to their lectures and/or field of study.
  • A great educational experience that you can take home and apply to your practice to help improve patient care!
  • FREE access to Dannemiller's Pain Review Course 2017 Online!


M Eckmann

Maxim Eckmann, MD
Co-Course Director

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology/Clinical Director of Pain Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

b boies

Brian Boies, MD
Co-Course Director

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology/Clinical
InstructorPain Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

b abrams

Bernard Abrams, MD
Clinical Professor of Neurology

UMKC School of Medicine Author REMS Update 2017
Dannemiller, Inc. & Elsevier
Kansas City, Missouri

k candido

Kenneth Candidio, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology-UIC

Clinical Professor of Surgery-UIC
Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

g chen

George C. Chang Chien, DO
Director of Pain Management at Ventura

County Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

m rana

Maunak Rana, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care

Department of Anesthesia
University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care
Chicago, Illinois

Tony L. Yaksh, PhD

Tony L. Yaksh, PhD

Departments of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
University of California
San Diego, California
Anesthesia Research Lab
LaJolla, California


Intended Audience

This educational activity is intended for pain medicine specialists preparing for certification or re-certification in Pain Medicine and other allied health care professionals interested in expanding their knowledge and improving their practice in pain medicine.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify painful entities, both regional and generalized, and their anatomical and pathophysiological basis for diagnosis and treatment.
  • Develop strategies for pharmacological intervention in pain states based on sound pharmacological principles.
  • Explain the anatomical and physiological basis of painful states and their management.
  • Describe the place of interventional pain management procedures in pain management based on evidence-based medicine.
  • Describe the ethical and legal requirements for undertaking pain management

Statement of Need

Dannemiller is an organization dedicated to the presentation of postgraduate education courses for the purpose of update and review of all areas in the specialties of anesthesia and pain management. For more than a decade, Dannemiller has sponsored numerous CME activities in the area of pain management. As a result of this experience, Dannemiller has had the opportunity to recruit the experts from all of the disciplines involved in pain management. Through evaluation of the Outcomes Studies Reports of these previously sponsored activities, which incorporated feedback from both attendees and experts, Dannemiller has carefully planned this CME activity to provide information that will enhance the attendee's ability to recognize, evaluate, and treat the patient with chronic pain.

Method of Participation

This program consists of lectures, enhanced by slide presentations, daily question and answer periods with ARS, and a USB syllabus. The course sessions will provide an update of current pain management practices. This program offers ample opportunity for the participants to interact one-on-one with the faculty throughout the conference.


In support of improving patient care, Dannemiller 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.


Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Registered Nurses

Dannemiller designates this educational activity for 23.00 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners

Dannemiller is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 090419. This program is accredited for 23 contact hour(s).

The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa
101 Montelago Boulevard
Henderson, NV 89011
Phone: 702-567-6000
Toll Free: 800-937-8461

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What a Difference a Lake Makes! 

Discover the quiet alternative to the Las Vegas Strip. The Westin Lake Las Vegas is a memorable paradise offering a lavish retreat from the neon lights of the city.  Enjoy spacious rooms with modern decor and amenities including a new Aveda Spa, on-site golf, private sand beach, kayak rentals, indulgent four-diamond dining and much more to set the stage for a relaxing resort get-away.

Room Rates:

  • Includescomplimentary Wi-Fi in guestrooms, lobby and pool areas plus free overnight self-parking. 
  • Does not include applicable state and local taxes currently 13% plus the local Commerce Fee 0.2%. Rate is plus $25 per adult for 3 or 4 adults/room. 
  • Room rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the Event Dates of November 28 - December 1, 2018, subject to room availability at the time of reservation. Check in time is 4PM and checkout time is 11 AM. 

Rooms Single/Double Rate

King Bed: $159 + $15 resort fee 
Two Double Beds: $159 + $15 resort fee 

For Room Reservations:


Cut-off date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Cut off for reserving rooms in the Dannemiller Room Block is 4:00 PM PST/local time at hotel on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.  Guests need to be registered in the Dannemiller room block to qualify for special group rate and discounted resort fee .

Resort Fee Amenities:

The Hotel Resort Fee of $29/night has been discounted to $15/night for guests registered under the Dannemiller Room Block.
  Resort fee includes waived access fee on toll-free calls, daily newspaper, complimentary in-room bottled water upon arrival, unlimited use of Westin workout and Spa (treatments are additional), intra-resort transportation around Lake Las Vegas, concierge-assisted boarding passes, scheduled recreation and pool activities, 1-hour complimentary kayak rental and discounted rates on paddle-boards and boats, discounts on Reflection Bay green fees, and secure golf bag storage. (Please note that the Hotel sales and occupancy taxes also apply to the daily Resort Fee.)

For exhibiting information please contact:
Theresa Nycz
(210) 641-8311