8th Annual Pain and Palliative Care Conference
On Thursday, June 13, 2013, the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Northwestern Memorial Hospital — NM Academy will host the 8th Annual Pain and Palliative Care Conference. The conference, which attracts a broad audience of nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, psychologists, and other therapists from around the region, will discuss important information on how to provide care to patients with life-threatening illness and support caregivers.
Thursday, June 13, 20139:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Prentice Women's Hospital
250 East Superior St, Chicago
Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Director, Cancer Pain Program
Target AudienceNurses, physician assistants, physicians, social workers, chaplains, psychologists, and other therapists.
Join the Lurie Cancer Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital at the 8th Annual Pain and Palliative Care Conference. This year's conference will focus on the following topics:
- Looking Outside the Box: Innovations in Pain
- Walk in My Shoes: The Role of Empathy in Relieving Suffering
- Palliative Care in Dementia
- Palliative Care in the ED
- Burnout - Caring for Ourselves
- Palliative Care for Advanced Lung Diseases
- Psychophysiological Disorders: An Alternative Explanation For and Treatment of Chronic Pain
- Personal View of a Caregiver
Northwestern Memorial Hospital- NM Academy (OH-375, 2/1/2014) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
5.66 contact hours
- Identify 4 innovations in pain related research and management.
- Discuss the role of empathy in relieving suffering.
- Discuss the palliative care needs of 2 patient populations
- Discuss the delivery of palliative care in the emergency department.
- Discuss tactics nurses can take to maintain wellbeing in professional and family caregivers
- Discuss 3 non-pharmacological interventions for treating chronic pain.
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 advanced illness.
Discounted parking ($14) is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct) if you park by 9:00 a.m. and are out by 7:00 pm.
For more information, please contact Megan Cahill at 312.695.1392