4th Annual Palliative Care & Pain Management Conference

Last Modified: August 11, 2002

Conference Dates: October 25-26, 2002
Conference Location: Anaheim, California, USA

Sponsoring Group: City of Hope National Medical Center

Conference Web Page URL: www.cityofhope.org/cme

Topics Covered: Geriatric Cancer, Depression, Side effects of Opiate Therapy, Interventional Pain Management, Headache, Arthritis Pain, Regulatory Issues, Neuropathic Pain, Fibromyalgia

Conference Objectives: Review recent approaches to the practical management of chronic cancer and non-cancer pain; Using case studies, review current approaches to psycho-social distress in patients with cancer; and Provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of common palliative problems, such as sedation, depression, and spirituality issues in patients with chronic pain.

Who Should Attend: Physicians, nurses and social workers

Conference Agenda: Two full days of nationally known speakers on topics related to cancer pain and palliative care.

Registration Information: Contact Betty Pritt at 626-301-8895 or bpritt@coh.org

Conference Fees: $200 for 2 days, $150 for 1 day

Continuing Education: Yes

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