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4th Annual Kaua'i Pain Conference

March 2-3, 2018 Lihue, Hawai'i

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About the 2018 Kauai Pain Conference

The Premier Pain Meeting on the Hawai'ian Islands

Earn up to 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Pain affects more lives than those affected by heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined.

The  appropriate assessment and treatment of pain has a far-reaching impact on morbidity, mortality, quality of life, and economics — of individuals, communities, and across the healthcare system. The Kauai Pain Conference offers a unique forum for sharing advances and standards in pain management and treatment for colleagues in ALL disciplines of medicine, with exceptional content presented by national leaders in pain medicine, patient safety, community health, and the regulatory environment.

Quality CME

Two thirds of previous attendees state that this event is the best they have attended in the last year.

Networking

Access to industry leaders and experts from a diverse cross-section of pain management.

Cutting-Edge Research

Latest research delivered by leading experts from across the country.

Government and Policy

Active participation by government officials with an interest in pain medicine, policy and systems change.

Program Committee

Beth Darnall, PhD
Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine
Senator Josh Green, MD
Chair, HI Senate Health Committee, (D) Kona, Ka'u, Senate District 3; ER Physician, Kahala Hospital, Honolulu
Sean Mackey, MD, PhD
Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine and Redlich Professor of Anesthesiology,  Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Neurosciences and Neurology,  Stanford University

Faculty

Amy Corliss, MD
Medical Director, Palliative Care and Patient Safety and Quality at Wilcox Memorial Hospital
Timothy R. Lubenow, MD
Program Director, Section of Pain, Department of Anesthesiology, Rush University Medical Center
Scott J. Miscovich, MD
Chairman, Hawaii Narcotics Policy Work Group; Owner, Windward Urgent Care; Member, Legislative Policy Committee of the Hawaii Medical Association
Geri Young, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Kaua'i Medical Clinic
John Hatheway, MD
Owner of Northwest Pain Care, Inc.
Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN, DAAPM
Director of Pain Management, Scripps Clinic Medical Group; Past President, American Academy of Pain Management
Anne Dempsey, MD
Section Chief for Primary Care, Kaua‘i Medical Clinic
Gerald McKenna, MD
Psychiatrist and Founder of McKenna Recovery Center; Board of Directors, Wilcox Hospital; Past President, Hawaii Medical Association

2018 AGENDA

Coming Soon!
Conference Director: Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA
Founder, CEO of The SpectrumCare Group • Medical Director of the Napa Pain Institute, Spine and Pain Center of Kauai, N3 Laboratories, Redwood Pain Institute, Neurovations Education, Neurovations Clinical Research, and the Napa Surgery Center • Chief Medical Officer of the Alfred E. Mann Foundation

Dr. Grigsby is the Founder and Medical Director of the Napa Pain Institute in Napa, California, and the Spine and Pain Center of Kauai. He continues to practice as a board certified Pain Physician, and is among the world’s clinical leaders in the field of neuromodulation. Dr. Grigsby is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurovations, a clinical research and education company specializing in pain and neurologic disease. A graduate of Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Biology and Economics, he then completed medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, and completed residency training in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He received his Masters in Business Administration in Health Sector Management from Duke University.

Kaua'i Marriott Resort
3610 Rice Street, Lihue, Hawai'i

Warm island hospitality meets the idyllic location of the Garden Isle at Kaua'i Marriott Resort. Uniquely situated on Kalapaki Bay, our Kauai beach resort invites guests to soak up island adventures with a variety of recreational activities, one of the largest family friendly pools in Hawaii and 18 holes of Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf at the adjacent Hokuala Golf Course. Guests seeking relaxation can indulge in some tropical tranquility at our full-service spa or escape to our elegantly appointed guest rooms, many of which offer spectacular views and balconies. As one of the premier business and wedding hotels on Kauai, we offer 27,758 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space, complete with sophisticated touches designed to inspire. Whether traveling on business or leisure, make your stay one to remember when you book Kaua'i Marriott Resort, a leader in style and service among hotels in Kaua’i, Hawaii.

Hotel Website

Registration Rates

Physician
Early Rate - Good until 12/01/17
$495
  • Regular Rate after 12/1/17    $621
  • Late Rate after 1/22/18         $795
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Industry
Early Rate Good Until 12/01/17
$595
  • Regular Rate after 12/1/17    $795
  • Late Rate after 1/22/18         $1,075
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-25%
Adv. Practice Provider
Early Rate Good Until 12/01/17
$395
  • Regular Rate after 12/1/17    $495
  • Late Rate after 1/22/18         $645
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University/Government
Early Rate Good Until 12/01/17
$345
  • Regular Rate after 12/1/17    $445
  • Late Rate after 1/22/18         $595
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-22%
Registered Nurse
Early Rate Good Untile 12/01/17
$345
  • Regular Rate after 12/1/17    $395
  • Late Rate after 1/22/18         $545
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Resident/Fellow/Student
Early Rate Good Until 12/01/17
$295
  • Regular Rate after 12/1/17    $395
  • Late Rate after 1/22/18         $545
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-25%
Kama'aina
Early Rate Good Until 12/01/17
$445
  • Regular Rate after 12/1/17    $495
  • Late Rate after 1/22/18         $695
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-10%
Single Day Rate
Early Rate Good Until 12/01/17
$275
  •  Regular Rate After 12/01/17     $365
  • Late Rate After 1/22/18         $495
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-25%

Continuing Medical Education Information

2018 Accreditation Statement

Physicians

SpectrumCare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. SpectrumCare designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians of Osteopathy: the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as AOA 2-B credit.

Nurse Practioner

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. SpectrumCare is accredited to provide CME for physicians and will provide nurse practitioners who successfully complete each activity with a certificate of participation indicating the activity was designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Nurse Practitioners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

However, please be mindful that certain states have their own rules and regulations for what they find acceptable as Continuing Nursing Education Activities (CNE’s). Please check with your state governing body to be sure the CME is acceptable. State licensure and state certification are entirely separate and distinct from registration or certification.

Clinical Nurse Specialists and Registered Nurse

Nurses may claim credit for educational activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in most states, for up to 50 percent of the nursing requirements for recertification. Please check with the state association where you are licensed for more information.

Physician Assistants

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 6.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ .