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SUN07 - Cancer Pain Management: Not as Simple as it Seems

‐ May 7, 2023 12:15pm

2.0 CE credits/hours

The closing session will address the safe management of patients on opioid-based therapy and strategies for navigating challenging conversations with patients.

This session meets the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requirements for ALL prescribers of controlled substances to complete hours related to safely prescribing controlled substances.

This session is equivalent to 2.0 hours of education on prescribing controlled substances.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of pain, defining acute vs chronic pain
  • Evaluate the benefits of multimodal management
  • Apply the elements of pharmacologic management of pain
  • Describe management strategies using opioids in the patient with a complex pain syndrome
  • Explore problem-solving through complex case studies


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