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Training for Providers

Addiction Webinar - A DoD/VA collaboration to educate provider on topics related to Addictions such as Alcohol Use Disorders, Tobacco and Nicotine, Stimulants, Marijuana, and Opioids

Acupuncture Webinar - A DoD program that brings medical acupuncturist together to review topics and cases related to TBI, PTSD, Headaches, Two Needle Technique 

Pain-Webinar - A DoD program that invites VA and DoD participants to educate on Pain topics such as Neuropathic Pain, Pain & Sleep, Fibromyalgia.

Pain Core Topics - This course is for Pain Fellows to review current pain topics for ACGME preparation for the AVA Pain boards.  CME's offered.

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1400-1500
  • Utilizes DCO for presentations and Audio line for communication

Pain Journal Club -  This course is for pain providers, fellows and pain related specialties to review the latest research and articles.  CME's offered.

  • 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1500-1600
  • Via call in or VTC

Buprenorphine Course - This in person or online course provides information regarding the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction.  It reviews legislation regarding office based opioid-addiction treatment, pharmacology, safety and effectiveness, patient assessment and selection, clinical management, special treatment populations, dosing, urine testing, and patient confidentiality.

  • Offered quarterly
  • Credits given
  • Preregistration is needed for study materials
  • If interested please contact:

Amy Osik - 301-295-4455 * 171

Adrienne Carlisle - 301-295-4455 * 174

Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategies (REMS) - FDA has mandated manufactures of extended release/long acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics, as part of a comprehensive Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS).

  • Target Audience: Physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, nurses, physicians assistants, dentist, and pharmacists
  • Offered quarterly
  • If interested please contact:

Amy Osik - 301-295-4455 * 171

Adrienne Carlisle - 301-295-4455 * 174

Battlefield Acupuncture Training (BFA) - This training utilizes five relevant ear acupuncture points used to quickly and affectively treat pain related issues.

  • Goal: To have quarterly trainings for Physicians, PA's, NP's, Nurses and Corpsman to learn this skill.
  • Training advertised on the Walter Reed Intranet
  • Waitlist for those interested in registering in advance
  • Train from 20-40 people each course
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