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Treating Low Back Pain: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice
Description
Your Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) Committee and Registry Steering Committee invite you to learn about AAPM&R’s efforts to inform best practices, guide research, and improve patient care for individuals with low back pain. This webinar will provide an overview of the CPG Committee’s Review of the recent North American Spine Society (NASS) Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines for Multidisciplinary Spine Care: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain. It will also provide an overview of the AAPM&R Registry with an interactive demonstration of the Patient-Report Outcomes (PROs) portal for low back pain. AAPM&R members participating in this webinar will have a greater understanding of current evidence-based recommendations for functional recovery from low back pain and how AAPM&R is collecting the data to demonstrate the value of physiatry and the quality of the treatments you provide to your patients.

Learning Objectives
After completing this enduring material, the participant should be able to:
  • Describe current evidence-based recommendations for functional recovery from low back pain. 
  • Identify PM&R specific evidence-based recommendations that may be easily adapted into practice.  
  • Discuss how participation in the AAPM&R Registry assists physiatrists in demonstrating the value and quality of the treatments they provide to patients. 

Accreditation Statement
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Financial Disclosures
AAPM&R requires all individuals who are in a position to control the content of an educational activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest, which is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Disclosures are made in written form prior to the start of the educational activity and any potential conflicts of interest that exist are resolved prior to the start of the activity through AAPM&R’s Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Resolution Policy Process. Individuals in a position to control content and their disclosed financial relationships are listed below.

Panelists:
  • David W. Lee, MD, FAAPMR – AAPM&R Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee Member: Abbott, Inc., Speakers’ Bureau
  • John M. Lesher, MD, MPH, FAAPMR – APM&R Registry Chair, Low Back Pain Subcommittee: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
  • Armando S. Miciano, Jr., MD, FAAPMR – Chair, AAPM&R Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 
  • Beth Radtke - Senior Manager, Quality and Research Initiatives: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

AAPM&R Medical Education Committee:
John C. Cianca, MD: Ownership or partnership with Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Consultants, LLC.
Karen P. Barr, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Anna-Christina Bevelaqua, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Rachel A. Brakke Holman, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Joseph E. Burris, MD: Serves on the Speakers Bureau for, and received clinical research grants from Allergan.
David S. Cheng, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Theresa A. Gillis, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Kevin N. Hakimi, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Rita G. Hamilton, DO: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Scott E. Klass, MD, MS, ATCR: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Chaitanya R. Konda, DO: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Sam Mayer, MD: Royalties from Demos Medical Publishing.
Ameet S. Nagpal, MD MS MEd: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Sunil Sabharwal, MD: Royalties from Demos Publishing; board member, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

AAPM&R CME Committee:
Karen P. Barr, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Cherry C. Junn, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Sheryl R. Levin, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Kentaro Onishi, DO: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Evan R. Peck, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Cynthia G. Pineda, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Patricia T. Tan, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Brionn K. Tonkin, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Kristin A. Wong, MD: Disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

No other planners, faculty or other individuals in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. FDA Disclosures All faculty members for this activity have disclosed they do not intend to discuss or demonstrate any pharmaceutical or medical device for which FDA clearance has not been approved.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Oct 31, 2023
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
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