SONK Consortium
2019 Annual Conference


Complexities of Pain Management

February 17, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Check-in 8-8:30 AM)
Sharonville Convention Center


Join us to learn about the current and most effective approaches to managing pain, the disparities that exist in pain management, and the association between pain and disruptive behaviors. Our speakers present a multidisciplinary approach to this topic.




9-9:30 AM Check-in

9:30-9:40 AM Welcome

9:40-10:40 AM Judith Paice, PhD, RN
Balancing Pain Management During the Time of an Opioid Epidemic

10:40 – 11 AM Break

11 AM – 12 PM Balancing Pain Management
During the Time of an Opioid Epidemic (continued)

12 – 1 PM Lunch

1 – 2 PM Anjanette Wells, PhD, LISW
Pain Management Disparities

2 – 3 PM Diana McIntosh, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Disruptive Behavior in Pain Management

3 – 3:15 PM Wrap Up/Evaluation


Program Objectives

Discuss factors that contribute to the current opioid epidemic and ways to mitigate risk of misuse, diversion and abuse

Describe factors that contribute to disparities and/or inequalities in pain management and the strategies used to minimize these disparities

Discuss approaches to dealing with disruptive behaviors in health care facilities relevant to pain management and substance use disorder




For more information, Paula Baumann,
or download the SONK Conference brochure

COST (includes lunch)
STTI members $75 * Non-members $85 * Prelicensure Students $30
Deadline: February 25, 2019

Theresa Flores





Much of Dr. Paice's clinical work and research is in the relief of pain associated with cancer and HIV disease. She travels widely throughout Asia, Africa, Russia, and many other countries to educate health care professionals regarding pain relief and palliative care.




Anjanette Wells, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor,
College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati

Diana McIntosh PhD, APRN,
Consultant, Mental Health,
Formerly Coordinator, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Program, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati



Continuing Education Units
4.0 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded on completion of the program. You must attend the entire program and submit program evaluation to receive a certificate.

Speakers and planners for this program have disclosed no conflict or financial interests. St. Elizabeth Medical Center (DBA St. Elizabeth Healthcare) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number P0171.

Sponsored by

Sigma, Global Nurisng Excellence
Southern Ohio Northern Kentucky (SONK) Consortium
Beta Iota, Omicron Chi, Omicron Omicron at-Large, Psi Omega at-Large, Rho Theta, Zeta Phi