Save the Date for Upcoming Pain Management CME Topics



Fridays from 0700 – 0800, in Classrooms C&D on the St. Charles Bend campus, and broadcast live via videoconference to Madras, Prineville, Redmond, Burns, John Day, and Lakeview.

September 18, 2015 – “Chronic Pain and Depression”

Charles DeBattista, DMH, Director, Depression Clinic, Psychopharmacology Clinic Chief, ECT Service, Stanford University School of Medicine.

October 2, 2015 – “Managing Long-Term, Non-Cancer Pain without Opioids”

Catriona Buist, PsyD, Clinical Director of the interdisciplinary pain programs at Progressive Rehabilitation Associates. Co-Chair of the Oregon Pain Commission.

October 9, 2015 – “Opioid Therapy, Pain and Addiction at the Crossroads”

Steven D. Passik, PhD, Vice President of Education and Advocacy at Millennium Health.

December 11, 2015 – “What is Chronic Pain?”

John D. Loeser, MD, Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery; Professor Emeritus, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington.


Wednesday, October 14, 2015 – Central Oregon Summit to Reduce Rx Abuse
Objective: To create community level action plans that will move each objective from concept to action to reduce Rx abuse in Central Oregon and create momentum for state-wide change. Deschutes County Fairgrounds, Redmond.

Thursday, December 10, 2015 – Endorsement Dinner featuring speaker John D. Loeser, MD, Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery; Professor Emeritus, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington. St. Charles Bend Campus. Pre-registration encouraged.



These activities have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association (OMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.