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9th Annual Pain & Palliative Care Conference
Online Registration
is closed!

Register in person
at the event starting at 8:30 a.m.


8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Research Professor, Hematology/Oncology

9:05 a.m. Integrative Therapies to Relieve Pain and Other Symptoms

Debra Barton, RN, PhD, AOCN, FAAN
Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing
University of Michigan School of Nursing

10:00 a.m. Break & Exhibits
10:15 a.m. Mindfulness Based Practices: For Our Patients and Ourselves

Carly Maletich, MA
Post-Baccalaureate Fellow
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

11:15 a.m. Interventional Therapies to Relieve Pain

Geeta Nagpal, MD
Department of Anesthesiology
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

11:45 a.m. Palliative Care in the Mentally Ill

Melanie Smith, MD
Palliative Care Fellow
Northwestern University; Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

12:15 p.m. Lunch & Exhibits
1:15 p.m. Updates in Pain Management

Gordon Wood, MD
Palliative Care Attending
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Chicago, IL

2:00 p.m. Break & Exhibits
2:15 p.m. Palliative Care Needs of People Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

Sara Flickner, RN, BSN, OCN
Care Coordinator
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL

3:15 p.m. Compassionate Cannabis: Controversy to Clinical Care

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Research Professor, Hematology/Oncology

4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks & Completion of Evaluation Forms
* Agenda subject to change

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