Pain Management Options in Pregnancy

GRACE Speaker Series: Pain Management Options in Pregnancy

Presenter: Dr. Samir Patel, Interventional Pain Management Specialist, The Neuromedical Center

An interdisciplinary continuing education offering for OB/GYNs, MFMs, Social Workers, and Nurses. Other interested health care providers are invited to attend.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

1. Identify conditions causing chronic pain.

2. Describe how different pain medications treat different types of pain.

3. Discuss interventional pain management options available as an alternative to medications in pregnancy.


Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing education for physicians.

Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 This activity was made possible through a grant from the United Health Foundation as part of the GRACE Program.


Special Needs: If you need special assistance due to a disability recognized by the ADA, please let us know so that we can provide assistance.



Elise Juergens, PhD, RN