CME Medical Grand Rounds ~ Mark J. Schaffner Memorial Lecture ~ The Crossroads of Pain and Addiction

EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Date:October 20, 2015

Time: 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM (PT)

Location:Argyros Auditorium

Event Is:

  • Discuss the recent history of prescription drug abuse and its impact on pain management
  • Conduct risk assessments and design individualized approaches to the delivery of opioid therapy
  • Employ management strategies for high risk cancer pain patients
  • Integrate tools such as urine drug testing, pill count and changes in visit frequency when necessitated by the emergence of problematic drug taking in the care of their patients

Agenda:12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Presenters:Steven D. Passik, Ph.D.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Objectives:

  • Discuss the recent history of prescription drug abuse and its impact on pain management
  • Conduct risk assessments and design individualized approaches to the delivery of opioid therapy
  • Employ management strategies for high risk cancer pain patients
  • Integrate tools such as urine drug testing, pill count and changes in visit frequency when necessitated by the emergence of problematic drug taking in the care of their patients

Who should attend:

Physicians, Nurses, Therapists, Social Workers, Patients, Family, Ancillary and Support staff, and all other allied health care professionals interested in the subject matter.

Sponsor(s):Spiritual Care Services Department of Supportive Care Medicine Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center

CME credits:1.5 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credit™ The City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. City of Hope designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.TM

R.S.V.P.: Register by October 19th by phone Ext. 65622 or via email at [email protected]

Contact:

RSVP by October 19th to [email protected] or by calling ext.65622