Webinar: Safe Prescribing Practices

Webinar: Safe Prescribing Practices

Understanding the Relationship Between Prescription Drugs and Addiction

The National Safety Council and DuPage County Health Department invite you to join us for a free, live webinar beginning at noon (CT) Friday, May 10. Explore in depth the range of pain management options to safely manage chronic pain:

  • Learn about the non-opioid drug classes for pain treatment
  • Explore non-pharmacologic therapies
  • Get an overview of interventional treatments
  • Manage and safely taper inherited patients on high-opioid dosages
  • Identify when to refer to pain management or substance use treatment
  • Get real-time answers to your questions from Dr. Alaa Abd-Elsayed, chronic pain expert, Dr. Alaa Abd-Elsayed

CME credits will be offered to those who apply.

Register today

Meet Our Expert

Dr. Alaa Abd-Elsayed provides chronic pain medicine services as part of the Interventional Pain Management Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is also assistant professor in the UW Department of Anesthesiology. He was appointed to serve on the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board to combat the state's opioid epidemic.

Dr. Abd-Elsayed also serves as medical director of the UW Pain Clinic and Pain Services Department. He is the author of Chronic Pain – The Patient and Family Journey, and has published more than 100 presentations, 80 peer-reviewed articles, 10 book chapters and several editorials. Dr. Abd-Elsayed also serves on the NSC Physician Speakers Bureau.