Date: September 11, 2012
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (ET)
Successful pain management requires expert assessment skills and thorough knowledge of pharmacologic therapies. These topics, along with current controversies such as safety issues as well as abuse and diversion concerns will be addressed.
Judith Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the Director of the Cancer Pain Program in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and a Research Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University; Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Paice has served as President of the American Pain Society and is currently Secretary of the International Association for the Study of Pain. Much of Dr Paice’s clinical work has been in the relief of pain associated with cancer. She has traveled globally to educate health care professionals regarding cancer pain relief and palliative care. Dr. Paice is the author of more than 150 scientific manuscripts and she serves on the editorial board of numerous professional journals, including the Journal of Pain, Clinical Journal of Pain and the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
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