General Information - Continuing Education

IASP, in joint sponsorship the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, will offer Continuing Education (CE) accreditation to basic scientists, physicians, psychologists, dentists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, and other health professionals.  The CE fee allows delegates to earn Continuing Education credits for the following Congress activities:  Refresher Courses, Plenary Lectures, and Topical Workshops.  The maximum number of CE credit hours available will be 30.5 (7 for optional Refresher Courses; 8.5 for Plenary Lectures; 0.5 for each Bonica and Loeser Lectures; 13.5 for Topical Workshops). 

Please note that IASP will not offer accreditation for Satellite Symposia or Associated Symposia.  Please contact organizers of those activities regarding accreditation of those sessions.

Target Audience

This is a multidisciplinary meeting that will be of interest to basic scientists, physicians, psychologists, dentists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, and other health professionals.

Needs Statement

With emerging educational and scientific advances, the study of pain identifies where patient care standards can change very quickly.  Due to the high volume of literature and best practice information available, it is important that practioners entering the fields of pain research synthesize the latest evidence based information applicable to their practice/research setting.

This activity will be useful for those entering the fields of pain research and treatment.  In addition, it will benefit those interested in updating their skills to learn about promising research and treatment advances that can be practice changing..

Learning Objectives

This activity will address professional practice gaps in Knowledge. At the conclusion of this activity, participants will do the following:

  • Enhance their skills in state-of-the-art pain management for acute, chronic, and cancer pain
  • Discuss current research and therapies in these areas
  • Incorporate the views of international experts into their practices

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Accreditation and Certification

The portions of this meeting designated for continuing education credit by the Annenberg Center include the Refresher Courses, Plenary Lectures, Concurrent Workshops, and the Loeser and Bonica Lectures. Please check with the sponsors of the Associated Symposia regarding credit for those presentations.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).  The Annenberg Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Annenberg CenterThe Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This program has been developed according to the ACPE Criteria for Quality and is assigned ACPE Universal Programs #0797-9999-14-002-L04-P through #0797-9999-14-122-L04-P. This program is designated for up to 30.5 contact hours (3.05 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

For Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technologists- Please remember that you need to go to in order to obtain your NABP e-Profile ID necessary to have credit for this activity recorded.

AANPAnnenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207.

 This program is accredited for up to 30.5 contact hours. Program ID #5179.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

A maximum of 30.5 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Course meets the qualifications for 30.5 hours of continuing education credit for LCSW's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Provider #PCE2048.

>> The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Annenberg Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity is designated by the Annenberg Center for 30.5 hours of credit.

Instructional Level of this activity is intermediate.


Approved PACE Program Provider
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of Dentistry or AGD endorsement
8/1/2010 to 7/31/2014
Provider ID# 303612

To receive your Statement of Credit, you must complete the online survey provided to all delegates after the congress.  You will be sent the survey on October 17, 2014.  Upon completion of the survey you will be able to download your statement outlining the credits earned as tracked by the RFID badge scan system. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences (#5179), 39000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 or by phone at +1 760-773-4500.

For Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technologists – Transcript information will be available at within 4 weeks.

To receive credit for each session you attend, you must participate in at least 50% of that session.