Lurie Cancer Center Professional Education Events17th Annual Pain & Palliative Care Conference
On Friday, June 16, 2023, the 17th Annual Pain & Palliative Care Conference will bring together physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and healthcare professionals to share research and clinical best practices to advance the field of palliative care and improve care for patients with serious illnesses and their loved ones.Register now for June 16
New this year! A professional photographer will offer complementary headshots for all onsite conference attendees. No appointment needed.
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- Palliative Rehabilitation
- Better Surgical Communication
- Pruritis and Management
- Dyspnea in the Palliative Care Patient
- Non-Pharmacologic Therapies for Pain
- KEYNOTE: Kathy Johnson Neely, MD, MA, HEC-C
- Kaley Brouwer, OT
- Heejung Choi, MD
- Beth Holland, PT
- Shaoxin Lu, MD
- Hannah Manella, RD, CEP
- Natalie Munger, MD
- Ishan Roy, MD, PhD
- Minti Shah, MD
- Anna Shannahan, MD, ABOIM, FAWM
- Erin Strong, MD
- Alyssa Van Denburg, PhD
- Jennifer Underwood
|Students, residents, fellows||$20|
Nurses, APRNs, physician assistants, physicians, social workers, chaplains, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals
As a result of attending this conference, participants will be able to:
- Provide practical advice for the front-line clinician to share with patients to maintain or improve function.
- Describe a framework to define goals of surgery in simple language that the entire care team can use.
- Differentiating between types of pruritis, identifying appropriate treatments and interventions.
- Introduce an approach to diagnosis and treatment of dyspnea in the palliative care patient.
- Describe and characterize the role of parental distress when caring for children with serious or life limiting illnesses.
- Discuss non-pharmacologic therapies for pain.
- Compare and contrast moral distress, moral injury, moral uncertainty and moral dilemmas.
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This continuing professional development conference offers 5.0 contact hours for nurses.
Additionally, this activity provides continuing education contact hours for social workers through Northwestern Medicine.
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Judith Paice, PhD, RN
Cancer Pain Program, Northwestern Medicine
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Rev. Edward Penate, DMin, BCC
Staff Chaplain for Palliative Care and Spiritual Care & Education
Eytan Szmuilowicz, MD
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