Interventional Management of Chronic Pain in the Cancer Patients
EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION
Date:November 03, 2016
Time: 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM (PT)
Location:Visitor Center, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Presenters:Christine Chang, MD • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine Mike Chen, MD, PhD • Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
- Describe the basic tenets of cancer pain management and identify important clinical considerations related to managing chronic cancer related pain.
- Summarize the currently available interventional anesthetic and neurosurgical strategies for managing cancer pain.
- Assess the usefulness and timing of "interventional" approaches to the management of chronic and/or complex cancer pain.
- Formulate and implement an evidence-based integrated approach, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological, to managing cancer related pain.
- Discuss the essential therapeutic considerations, side effects, and desired treatment outcomes for intraspinal opiod adminsitration, sympathetic nerve blocks, electrical-stimulation, and ablative surgery.
Who should attend:Medical Oncologists, Neurosurgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Anesthesiologists, Palliative and Supportive Care Specialists, Internists, and other allied health care professionals who treat patients with cancer related pain.
CME credits:1.0 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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.TM
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