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Pain & Palliative Care Conference Online registration is closed.
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June 16 starting at 8:00 a.m.


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

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Conference Chair

9:15 a.m. KEYNOTE:
American Pain Society Postoperative Pain Management Guidelines:
Time to Build a New Bridge

Debra Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

10:15 a.m. Break & Exhibits
10:45 a.m. Palliative Care in End Stage Renal Disease

Matthew Tyler, MD
Palliative Care Fellow
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

11:15 a.m. Caring for "Difficult" Patients and Families

M. Jeanne Wirpsa, MA, BCC
Staff Chaplain, Pastoral Services & Education
Medical Ethics, Co-Chair/Consultant
Northwestern Medicine

11:45 a.m. There's An App For That:
Innovative Techniques for Providing Support

Emily Lattie, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs)
Northwestern University Department of Preventive Medicine

12:15 p.m. Lunch & Exhibits
1:15 p.m. Special Needs of Adolescent and
Young Adult Survivors of Cancer

Stacy Sanford, PhD, CBSM
Psychologist, Supportive Oncology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

2:00 p.m. Break & Exhibits
2:15 p.m. Pain Management in Cancer Survivors

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

3:00 p.m. Discussing Prognosis and Engaging the Team

Eytan Szmuilowicz, MD
Palliative Care Attending
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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

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