Cancer Pain: Principles & Management

$35.00

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

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Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
1. Identify three types of cancer pain
2. Understand how to diagnose and assess pain
3. Describe common non-opioid analgesics, short-acting and long-acting opioid analgesics
4. What we know about cannabis and pain relief
5. Understand how to manage a cancer pain crisis
6. Understand principles of using naloxone in cancer pain
7. Describe the principle of double effect and how it applies to palliative sedation

Description:
In this webinar, we’ll do a deep dive into the topic of Cancer Pain that will be of interest to every nurse and health care professional who works with cancer patients. Pain is one of the most common symptoms in cancer patients and often has a negative impact on functional ability and quality of life. The goal of this webinar is to provide evidence-based, up-to-date, and practical information on the management of cancer pain. Join Christina Kim, an oncology nurse practitioner who will guide you thru pain assessment, use of various analgesics and therapeutics, and will help guide you through a patient’s cancer pain crisis.

Who Should Attend?:
•   Acute Care Nurses Caring for Cancer Patients in all areas
•  New Oncology Nurses; Palliative Care Nurses; Geriatric Nurses
•  Primary Care, Home & Community Health Nurses; Tele-Health Nurses
•  Nurse Practitioners, Transition, Outpost & Occupational Health Nurses
•  Pharmacists, Dieticians, Medical Social Workers, Allied Oncology Staff

Christina Kim, MSN, NP,  AGPCNP-BC

Christina Kim is a nurse practitioner at the Mass General Cancer Center in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She holds her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and has many years of experience working in a basic science laboratory setting. She currently works as an oncology nurse practitioner, specifically in medical oncology with sarcoma patients. She is a sub-investigator on several clinical trials. Christina is also a medical/science communicator on various social media platforms.

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