Chapter and Regional Conferences

Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Chapter


Dinner Lecture: Pain Management: New Paradigms, New Treatments, Better Results
By Dr. John Dombrowski
November 19, 2014


A lot of good things are happening in pain management, particularly in the area of back pain, one of the most common occupational illnesses.  There is bright hope for conditions that previously consigned patients to chronic pain and reduced quality of life: come hear about them so you can pass the hope along to your clients!


Dr. Dombrowski will guide us through the neural pathways of pain and what’s new in terms of medications and  treatments, including non-traditional and brand new interventions. 
Dr. Dombrowski earned his M.D.  from Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency training from Yale University in internal medicine and anesthesiology. He is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine, and is a licensed acupuncturist as well.


Dr. Dombrowski is the Medical Director of the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program and Clinical Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University, in Washington, DC.  He is also Past President of the District of Columbia Society of Anesthesiologists and on the Board of Directors at the American Society of Anesthesiologists. His comments have appeared in the Washington Times and other publications, and he has often been interviewed on NBC's Today Show, CNN, Good Morning America and the Dr. Drew Show discussing the safety of pain-control medications and integrated approaches for treating pain.
This activity qualifies for 1 contact hour of Registered Nurse (RN) continuing education from the D.C. Board of Nursing.


The Johns Hopkins ERC is a D.C. Board of Nursing CE Provider #50-15804

Learn more by visiting or call 202-345-5639.


2015 PAAOHN 53rd  Annual State Conference
“Spring into Occupational Health: Clinical and Wellness Updates”
March 11-13, 2015
The Doubletree Hotel and Convention Center
Monroeville, PA

The conference begins March 11, 2015, with a preconference offering at 8:00 a.m. with the main conference beginning at Noon. Registration is now open. 13 CNE available. Preconference available on OHN/Business Management for the first 30 registrants.

Topics include:

  • On site health clinics
  • Veteran issues upon returning to the work environment
  • Emerging drugs of abuse
  • Prescription drug abuse
  • Pet assisted therapy in clinical settings: things to conside
  • Workplace bullying

Check out the brochure and agenda on the PAAOHN website – – LEFT SIDE
Registration form also on the website – Register early for the early bird special.