Introduction to Interventional Pain Management

May 16, 2024


This is a closed course, and registrations are not being accepted.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the basics of what an interventional pain management physician diagnoses and treats. 
  2. Discuss the treatment options for chronic pain.
  3. Outline the expected documentation to look for in office notes related to functional status.


Thomas G. Klein, DO

Dr. Klein is a board-certified Interventional Pain Management Specialist. He was raised in the Midwest and has practiced pain management since 2009. Dr. Klein originally went to school and practiced as a podiatric surgeon. He later went to Des Moines University to study anesthesia and pain management. This education gives Dr. Klein pain management knowledge from head to toe. Dr. Klein entered the pain management field because he believes that pain is best managed by examining the body as a whole rather than individual parts. He enjoys being part of a treatment team that enables patients to continue to work and stay active with family and friends.


  • Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
  • Internship: Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA
  • Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Residency, Podiatric Surgical: Des Moines General Hospital; Des Moines, IA
  • Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI


  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine Board of Anesthesiology
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 IBON
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/16/2024 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/16/2024 - 1:00pm CDT
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Accreditation Statements

  • Nurse: Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.


No ineligible company provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 


The planning committee member(s) and speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. 

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

  • Jaren Dudley - Moderator
  • Thomas G. Klein, DO - Speaker
  • Maddie Scott - Moderator


The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only. It is not a substitute for a healthcare provider's independent medical judgment regarding diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient's medical condition. The content of this educational offering does not reflect the views of Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 IBON


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This is a closed course, and registrations are not being accepted.