Saturday, February 4, 2023

Update on Adjuvant Analgesics in Advanced Illness

15jun11:30 am12:30 pmUpdate on Adjuvant Analgesics in Advanced IllnessMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar

Event Details

Purpose: The goal of this webinar is to improve the clinical practices of the palliative care specialist by enhancing the ability to administer adjuvant analgesics for chronic pain.

Why Do I Need to Know This? The effective use of adjuvant analgesics is considered a best practice in the management of specific types of chronic pain experienced by populations with advanced illness, particularly cancer populations. This webinar will present the evidence in support of the efficacy and safety of the various drug classes that comprise the adjuvant analgesics and offer practical guidelines for the use of these drugs.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the approach to opioid pharmacotherapy in patients with pain that may be treated with adjuvant analgesics
  2. Describe the selection and dosing of adjuvant analgesics for diverse types of chronic pain
  3. Identify best practices in the treatment of neuropathic pain and bone pain

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 physician, social work, nursing

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Time

(Thursday) 11:30 am - 12:30 pm