Managing Chronic & Acute Pain

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Pain management, or pain medicine is a growing medical specialty dedicated to treating acute and chronic pain. During this presentation, we will discuss the ramifications of prolonged, under-treated pain.

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Managing Chronic & Acute Pain

  1. 1. Managing Chronic and Acute Pain Sponsored by BrightStar Care® of Wakefield and Presented by LifeChoice Hospice Hosted at Meadow View Center Presented by Deborah Lynn Foster Turiano, MD Dr. Turiano has extensive experience in the areas of hospice and palliative care. She has served as Medical Director of a number of hospice organizations and is currently Medical Director for Life Choice Hospice. She consults to several Early Intervention Programs. OUR GOAL: Pain management, or pain medicine, is a growing medical specialty dedicated to treating acute and chronic pain. During this presentation, we will discuss the ramifications of prolonged, under-treated pain, what types of medications work well, how to treat different kinds of pain, and how to measure pain effectively, especially in non-verbal patients. 1.0 Contact Hour/CEU Credit for Nurses, Social Workers and Case Managers > DATE: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 > TIME: 7:45am Breakfast; 8:00-9:00am Program > LOCATION: Meadow View Care and Rehabilitation Center 134 North Street, North Reading, MA 01864 BrightStar Care of Wakefield is Joint Commission Accredited Complimentary light breakfast will be served. Please RSVP by Nov. 7th to: Claire Henry, Dementia Program Director, 978-276-2000 or claire.henry@genesishcc.com BrightStar Care® is independently owned and operated. Application for Social Work CE credits has been submitted. Please contact Life Choice Hospice (781-487-2201) for the status of social work CE accreditation. This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 1 clock hour.

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