Intrathecal therapy is a durable, safe, and effective strategy to serve the cancer and non-cancer chronic pain population. This session will provide an overview of best practices regarding implementation of the therapy, risk-mitigating strategies, durable treatment options, and management strategies. Future innovations of Intrathecal therapy will also be discussed.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Demonstrate best practices and explain the impact on site of service.
- Identify medication selection management strategies.
- Discuss troubleshooting and risk mitigation strategies.
- Describe future directions of intrathecal therapy.
Site of Service Impact on IT Therapy
Jay S. Grider, DO PhD MBA
Medication Selection Non-Cancer Pain: Evidence and Best Practice
Salim M. Hayek, MD PhD
IT Management Considerations: Refill and MRI Episodes
Peter S. Staats, MD MBA
Timothy R. Deer, MD
Faculty subject to change.