Common Fallacies About Cancer Pain for Pharmacist is organized by ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation and will be held during Feb 10, 1997 - Jun 17, 2018.
The target audience for this medical event is multiple professions, including dietitians/nutritionists, health educators, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, imaging and radiation therapist, respiratory therapists, and social workers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 Contact Hour.
Most patients with cancer will experience pain during the course of their illness and into survivorship. Cancer pain may escalate as the disease progresses, so frequent adjustments in pain-management strategies are necessary to achieve optimal results. Although relief is possible for most peoples’ cancer pain, many of these patients will suffer needlessly from discomfort due to mismanagement, undertreatment and common misconceptions among providers. Healthcare professionals as a team can help alleviate this suffering by correcting fallacies about cancer pain and applying the principles of effective pain management and research-based interventions
Conference Objectives are :
The goal of this continuing education module is to clarify healthcare professionals’ understanding of cancer pain and its clinical management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
• Identify five common misconceptions that result in ineffective pain management
• Compare addiction, physical dependence and tolerance
• Discuss healthcare professionals’ responsibilities in oncology pain management
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.