UW School of Nursing

February 23, 2024

The Challenge of Pain 2024

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FORMAT: In-person Conference
DATE: Friday | May 17, 2024
LOCATION: UW Center for Urban Horticulture


This conference focuses on the challenge of pain management for nurses and healthcare professionals across the healthcare continuum. Join us as we hear from pain specialists presenting evidence-based strategies assessing and managing pain in all clinical care settings. Teaching methods include lectures, discussions, case studies, and inter-professional dialogue.


Nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants, and other interested healthcare professionals working in acute care, long-term care, hospice, home health, specialty care, and ambulatory care settings.  


  1. Exploring the current pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to managing acute and chronic pain
  2. Discussing strategies for pain management in individuals with opioid use
  3. Discussing the role mental health plays in pain management
  4. Understanding the current treatment of neuropathic pain


Discount Rates

Discount rates below are applicable for the 2-day registrations. Please email cne@uw.edu for coupon code.

  • UW SoN students = $50 per day (with student ID)
  • All other students = 50% off (with student ID)
  • Retirees = 25% off
  • We now offer free registration for all UW SoN Faculty


There are several Hotels in the UW University District close to the venue: Silver Cloud Hotel, Graduate Hotel, and Residence Inn.
There are many other options— look for lodging near UW Horticulture Center, Seattle to be in the area closest to the venue.