Friday, June 5, 20159:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Prentice Woman's Hospital
250 E Superior St, Chicago
Conference Room L
The 10th Annual Pain and Palliative Care Conference attracts a broad audience of nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, psychologists, and other therapists from around the region. This conference covers important information on how to provide care to patients with life-threatening illness and support caregivers.
Paula Tanabe, PhD, RN, FAEN, FAAN
Judith Paice, PhD, RN
Cancer Pain Program
Overcoming Barriers to Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease
Palliative Care in the Mentally Ill |
Role of Chaplains in Palliative Care
Role of Music in Improving Quality of Life
Palliative Care and the Needs of Children |
Pain in Addictive Disease
Palliative Care in Non-Cancer Populations
Target AudienceNurses, physician assistants, physicians, social workers, chaplains, psychologists, and other therapists.
The purpose of this program is to enhance the knowledge of nurses and other healthcare professionals regarding the care of patients and families living with pain or illness.
- Explain the complexity of sickle cell disease along with recommendations for evidence based pain management
- Identify the pain and palliative care needs of patients who may be stigmatized or underserved within healthcare systems, including those with substance use disorders and the mentally ill
- Discuss the importance of spirituality and the role of chaplains in providing support for patients and their caregivers
- Describe innovative strategies to provide music for patients, family members and staff
This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Please call Megan Cahill at (312) 695-1391 for more information about contact hours.
|Registration Type||Northwestern Affiliate*||Non-Northwestern Affiliate|
|Student, Resident, Fellow||Complementary||Complementary|
|Nurse/ Health Professional||$25||$55|
Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (Parking C) at the corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct. The early-bird flat rate is $16 if you arrive between 5 am and 9:30 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. Discounted parking is not available at any other garage.
For additional information, please contact Megan Cahill, Manager of Education Programs, or call 312.695.1391.