Arizona Pain Society and Dr. Robert Barkin, Rush University Medical Center, Present Program on Comprehensive Urine Drug Testing Sponsored by Dominion Diagnostics

An Educational Program: Discriminating Real Science from Faux Science

Dec 27, 2007, 00:00 ET from Dominion Diagnostics

    NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- At a recent meeting of
 the Arizona Pain Society, Dominion Diagnostics sponsored an extensive
 educational program entitled "A Comprehensive Review of Urine Drug Testing:
 Which Test, Which Patient and Discriminating Real Science from Faux
 Science," presented by Dr. Robert Barkin, Pharm.D, MBA, FCP, DAAPM. Dr.
 Barkin is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Anesthesiology, Family
 Medicine, and Pharmacology, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago,
 Illinois, as well as a Pharmacotherapy Consultant at the Rush Pain Center,
 Chicago, Illinois, and the North Shore Pain Center at Rush North Shore
 Hospital in Skokie, Illinois.
     Dr. Barkin's instructional program on comprehensive urine drug testing
 followed an introductory segment on the current "Legal Issues of Pain
 Management" given by Mark A. McSally Esq.
     Additionally, Stephen Borowsky, MD, Arizona Pain Society President,
 presented recent updates on the status of Prescription Drug Monitoring in
 Arizona. Dr. Borowsky serves on the Arizona Board of Pharmacy Task Force
 for Electronic Prescription Monitoring.
     Due to the pertinent topics presented, the meeting was well
 over-capacity, with more than 60 people attending. Arizona Pain Society
 members unable to attend, or practitioners who would like more information
 regarding the material presented at the meeting, may contact Vicky Lipton,
 Regional Sales Manager for Dominion Diagnostics, at (623) 262-2361 or
     As part of its ongoing training and education initiative, Dominion
 Diagnostics sponsors similar educative programs around the United States.
 For more information, please email
     About Dominion Diagnostics:
     Dominion Diagnostics is a CAP (College of American Pathologists)
 accredited and CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) certified
 national medical laboratory specializing in advanced, state-of-the-art
 clinical quantitative urine drug testing and monitoring for Pain
 Management, Addiction Medicine, Primary Care, Mental Health and Well-Being,
 Behavioral Health, and Hospital Systems. For more information, please visit
     About Arizona Pain Society:
     Arizona Pain Society is a gathering of physicians from many areas of
 practice who are focused on the treatment and understanding of pain. The
 Society brings together Allopathic, Osteopathic, Naturopathic, Dental and
 Podiatric Philosophies. The appropriate use of medications, procedures and
 other treatments are addressed, as are ethical and professional issues
 affecting pain practitioners. For more information, please visit
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