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CME : 25.25

Principles of Pain Management and Palliative Care: Essential Tools for the Clinician 2018

Mar 05 - 09, 2018   |   Big Island, Hawaii  United States of America
Organized by : Mayo Clinic
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Conference Summary

Principles of Pain Management and Palliative Care: Essential Tools for the Clinician is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held during Mar 05 - 09, 2018 at The Fairmont Orchid, Big Island, Hawaii, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is non-pain & non-palliative specialists of all backgrounds, including general internal medicine, emergency medicine, neurology, family medicine, physiatrists, psychiatrists, hospitalists, advanced-practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other medical providers (both physician and non-physician). This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Conference Description :
This multidisciplinary course provides primary and subspecialty clinicians with a solid foundation to apply pain and symptom management skills across a continuum of disease states from relative health through serious illness and end-of-life.

This course targets the integration of pain and palliative services across disciplines and includes topics related to the management of complex chronic pain, cancer pain, mood co-morbidities, addiction and other end-of-life symptomatology.

A didactic format will include the use of an interactive keypad system, case-based presentations and question and answer panel discussions. Pre-course workshops are available for more intensive, interactive learning opportunities.

Learning Objectives are :
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Identify appropriate patients for chronic opioid therapy versus patients who should be tapered to lower doses, or discontinued.
• Predict patient-related risk factors for opioid-related morbidity and mortality.
• Manage the symptoms of severe medical illness, while employing strategies to minimize side-effects and maximize quality of life measures for patients.

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Gregory J. Hanson
Gregory J. Hanson

Geriatrics

Sara E. Wordingham
Sara E. Wordingham

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Conference Details

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Registration Desk

Contact No. 1-800-323-2688
Email
cme@mayo.edu

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Venue Address

The Fairmont Orchid
1 N Kaniku Drive, Puako
Big Island, Hawaii, United States of America

Official Hotel

The Fairmont Orchid,

1 N Kaniku Dr,

Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America 96743,

+1 808-885-2000

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Fairmont Orchid Hawaii
0.04 miles from venue
1506 Fairways Mauna Lani Villa
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