Ethical Issues in Pain Management

Ethical Issues in Pain Management



Date
April 4, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker(s)
KATHLEEN M. FOLEY, MD
Keynote Speaker; Attending Neurologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Location
University of Pittsburgh - Biomedical Science Tower
Description

“Pain Relief as a Human Rights Issue”

Kathleen M. Foley, MD


Keynote Speaker

Attending Neurologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College

Other Lectures and Panels:
  • What is pain?
  • Spirituality as a resource for dealing with pain
  • Patients communication about pain and the doctor’s response
  • Use of nontraditional pain management treatment
  • Mental illness and physical pain
  • Balancing treatment and pain and addiction
  • Case scenarios related to dealing with difficult patients
  • Legal issues in prescribing pain medication
  • Treatment of pain in infants and children
  • Prescription drug monitoring programs
Registration Information:  Online registration will be available at https://ccehs.upmc.com/liveFormalCourses.jsf or by contacting the Center for Bioethics and Health Law at 412-648-7120.