Skin Infections and Injuries
1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation
Recorded September 25, 2015
Join Dr. Davidoff as she presents various cases involving pain management in the urgent care center. Learn why acute pain and chronic pain are two very different conditions that should be approached from different perspectives. Review the pros and cons of acetaminophen, NSAID's, and narcotic pain medications. Become adept at identifying drug seekers and learn how to protect yourself from regulatory and legal scrutiny when prescribing narcotic pain medication.
- Describe the different entities of acute and chronic pain
- Choose the appropriate treatment for acute and chronic pain
- State the consequences of under-treating pain
- Identify characteristics of patients who are likely to be abusing or diverting narcotics
- Identify the consequences of contributing to patient's abuse and diversion
Disclosures: The above faculty had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Tracey Davidoff, MD
Dr. Tracey Davidoff graduated from St. Georges University School of Medicine. After completing a residency in Internal Medicine, she practiced emergency medicine for almost 20 years in Rochester, NY. She has been working in the Urgent Care industry since 2008. She currently works at Accelcare Urgent Care as an attending physician. Dr. Davidoff has lectured extensively both locally and nationally, to nurses, mid-levels, students, residents, and physicians. She has spoken at many UCAOA conferences. She has written several cover articles and case reports for the JUCM. She is on the editorial board of the JUCM, is the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the UCCOP, the Chairman of the Fellowship Committee and is on the Education and Guidelines committees of the UCCOP, and on the Document Oversight Committee of UCAOA. She lives in the suburbs of Rochester, NY with her husband, and 3 children.
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