Pain Management

ECHO Clinics

First and Third Wednesday of each month • 8–9 a.m.
Next: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

If you would like to submit a case for discussion at clinic please complete the form below, and fax to (775) 327-5112 by noon on the day prior to the clinic. This form is a fillable PDF, but you may print and fill it in by hand as well.

Pain Management Case Presentation Template

This clinic is a forum guided by a Pain Management Physician, a Pain Management Psychologist, and a mental health and addiction specialist. The clinic offers an opportunity to present and discuss patients in your clinic with pain. Learn how to assess and manage your patients with pain through a variety of non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic modalities. Learn best practice approaches to minimizing the risk of addiction.

This clinic is led by:

  • Michael J. Lewandowski, Ph.D. Dr. Lewandowski is a licensed psychologist in the State of Nevada, President of Pain Assessment Resources, and Director of Behavioral Medicine Consultants Inc. He has extensive training and experience in the application of psychological principles to problems in medicine, specifically chronic pain. His 31-years of clinical experience include his internship at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Reno Nevada and work in two CARF accredited pain management programs in northern Nevada. His pain management practice covers both Reno and Carson City.
  • Denis Patterson, D.O. Dr. Patterson is Board Certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a specialist in common and complex neurological disorders and musculoskeletal issues and is an expert in electrodiagnostics (nerve conduction studies and electromyography) which aid in the diagnosis of nerve disorders. He has been seeing and treating patients at Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists, an industry leader in pain management.
  • Paul Snyder, MA, LADCS, CPCI. Paul specializes in treating mental health and substance use disorders. Paul has worked in the Hazelden-Betty Ford Health Care Professional Track as well as Residential, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient treatment. Paul created and supervised a woman's treatment program, writes a monthly health care column with a readership of 65,000, is a speaker/educator throughout the state of Nevada, has a local practice and is the primary counselor for substance use disorders for the Three Nation's Tribal Health Center.

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You can join the clinic directly or enter Meeting ID code 684 551 843.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is a provider of continuing education credit through the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. This program is approved for 1.00 hours of continuing education credit for pharmacists.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

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