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Challenge of Pain 2023

Format: In-person Conference
Date: June
Location: Seattle, WA

Conference Description

Pain causes extensive suffering, disability, and expenditure of scarce healthcare resources. This conference focuses on the challenge of pain management for healthcare professionals across the healthcare continuum. Regional and national pain specialists present evidence-based strategies for assessing and managing pain in all care settings. Teaching methods include lectures, discussions, case studies, and inter-professional dialogue.

Target Audience

Staff nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, social workers, physical therapists, and other interested healthcare professionals working in acute care, long-term care, hospice, home health, specialty care, and other ambulatory care settings.

Discount Rates

  • Students  = 50%
  • Retirees = 25%
  • UW SoN Faculty & Staff = 25%

Hotels and Activities

For this conference, UWCNE always asks a room block with a nearby hotel chain.
Seattle has a very active calendar of theater, music, festivals, and sporting events. Plan ahead and make the most of your time during your conference stay. You can find area attractions and a list of things to do on these websites:  |  |

Refund Policy

If you register but cannot attend, you must submit a written request to UWCNE by email at

  • 30-days before the event = $25 admin fee 
  • 48h day before the event = $ 50 cancellation fee
  • No show = No refund