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DHS news release

Sept. 8, 2006


Contact: Diana Norton, 503-945-7009

Pain Management Commission meets Sept. 14

Who: Pain Management Commission

What: Public meeting

When: Sept. 14, 2006, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. NE, Salem; Room 137 C-D

Agenda: Discussion items will include the future of the continuing education requirement for health care providers, the upcoming Pain Management Conference, the commission's budget, and the development of a manual on "Practicing Pain Medicine in a Rural Setting." The full agenda is available on the Pain Management C​ommission's Web site.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations may call DHS at 503-945-7009 at least 48 hours before the meeting.

The Pain Management Commission works to improve the services and treatment of pain through education, research and policy. The commission represents concerns of patients in Oregon on issues of pain management to the Governor and Legislative Assembly.