Pain at Work: How to prevent, recognize and treat
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9 AM - 4 PM
Wilsonville Holiday Inn - 25425 SW 95th Avenue, Wilsonville, OR
Sponsored by the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center
This full-day event targeted toward occupational health researchers, occupational health and safety, wellness, well-being, human resource, and workers' compensation professionals. A mix of research and practice presenters shared current pain models, early intervention and prevention recommendations, current knowledge on effective pain treatments, and organizational recommendations for best practices in supporting workers who suffer from pain.
View handouts and webinar recordings from this event below.
Keynote: Pain-free Workplaces are Key to our Future
Ronald "Chet" Brandon, CSP, CHMM, VP of Operations and Corporate Safety Officer, ATI Worksite Solutions, Indianapolis, IN
How to Understand Pain
Kevin Cuccaro, DO, Consultant and Physician, Corvallis, OR
Five Domains of Best Pain Care
Catriona Buist, PsyD, Psychologist OHSU Comprehensive Pain Center, Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, and Psychiatry, OHSU, Portland, OR. Chair of the Oregon Pain Management Commission
Delivering Community-Based Pain Care: Preventing disability in injured workers
Gary Franklin, MD, MPH, Research Professor, Departments of Environment Health, Neurology, and Health Services, University of Washington; Medical Director, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Seattle WA
Mindfulness and Yoga: Promising treatments for chronic pain
Jim Carson, PhD, Psychologist, OHSU Comprehensive Pain Center, Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and Psychiatry, OHSU, Portland, OR
Employer Strategies for Chronic Pain
Discussion and Report Out - Strategies and Best Practices
Facilitated by Kelsey Parker, PhD, Research Associate, Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU
Dede Montgomery, MS, CIH, Senior Research Associate, Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU
Sheri Sundstrom, CRIS, Claims Manager, Hoffman Corporation
Watch some of the discussion on Facebook Live.