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Saturday, September 25 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Breakout: We’re all in this together: a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric chronic pain, Part 2

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The presentation will describe a biopsychosocial conceptualization of chronic pain and emphasize the importance of pain education in the pediatric population. The presentation will discuss therapeutic pain neuroscience as well as highlight relevant psychosocial factors that impact pediatric pain. The presentation will also incorporate practical examples and case studies to enhance learning and translate knowledge to clinical settings.

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avatar for Sheryl Kent, PhD

Sheryl Kent, PhD

Children's Hospital Colorado
Sheryl Kent is an Associate Professor within the Departments of Anesthesiology and the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at the University of Colorado Anschutz Campus and the Children’s Hospital Colorado. She earned her PhD with dual specializations in child clinical psychology... Read More →
avatar for Shannon Mele, PT, DPT

Shannon Mele, PT, DPT

Children's Hospital Colorado
Shannon Mele received her doctorate of physical therapy from Regis University in Denver. She began her career at Children’s Hospital Colorado as part of the inpatient rehabilitation team. Her interest in the mind body connection as well as her passion for pain education led her... Read More →



Saturday September 25, 2021 4:00pm - 5:30pm MDT
Aspen III AB