Conference on Pain and Palliative Care 2012

The Fine Art and Science of Pain & Palliative Care

The Queen’s Medical Center
Conference on Pain and Palliative Care

Monday November 12 (all day)
The Queen’s Conference Center

Registration now open!

QMC physicians and Staff:          $95 and   $110 after 10/29
Non-QMC  physicians and Staff: $150 and $165 after 10/29

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Featured Topics

  • Discussing Prognosis with Patients/Families
  • Treatment Preferences with Patients or Families Who Want “Everything”
  • Pain Management: Balancing Analgesia & Safety
  • Challenges in Opiate Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain

Featured Faculty

Timothy Quill, MD
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry & Medical Humanities, University of Rochester
School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, New York
Maureen Cooney DNP FNPBC
Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist in Pain Management, Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, New York
For More Info: The Queen’s Office of CME at (808) 691-7009 or by email
Physicians: Queen’s Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Nurses: The Queen’s Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Arizona Nurses’ Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:25 am Welcome – Daniel Fischberg, MD, PhD
7:30 am Pain Management: Balancing Analgesia & Safety,
Maureen Cooney, DNP, FNP-BC
8:45 am Challenges in Opioid Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain
Maureen Cooney, DNP, FNP-BC
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Hospital Assessment & Management of Delirium, Depression & Anxiety,
Alexandru Serghi, MD
11:15 am Pain & Palliative Care IQ
Daniel Fischberg, MD, PhD; Rev. Dr. JP Sabbithi; Monika Tomita, MS, APRN
12:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm Discussing Prognosis with Patients & Families Timothy Quill, MD
2:15 pm Discussing Treatment Options with Patients & Families Who Want “Everything”
Timothy Quill, MD
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm Healing Beyond Words:
  • Oncology on Canvas, Patricia Nishimoto, RN, DNS,
  • Child Life Play: Ashley Sutherland
  • Aromatherapy: Dana Monday, RN, LMT
4:30 pm Closing
4:40 pm Adjourn