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Principles of Pain Management & Palliative Care: Essential Tools for the Clinician 2021

San Diego, CA US
May 6, 2021 to May 8, 2021

Course Directors: Molly A. Feely, M.D., Jacob J. Strand, M.D., and Thomas P. Pittelkow, M.D.

May 6-8, 2020 - The Marriott Marquis - San Diego, California

This multidisciplinary CME course provides synergistic content, relevant to primary care providers and specialty practitioners who care for patients with a serious illness and/or those patients experience pain. The course provides concise reviews, broader themed panels, breakout sessions and expert demonstrations across a range or relevant topics, including: spine care review, pharmacologic management with opioid and non-opioid strategies, updates on common chronic pain conditions, critical conversation skills, review of symptom management, quality of life interventions, CBT options, cancer considerations, delirium management, side-effect mitigation strategies.

New 3-day Course Format:

  • Morning didactic sessions will include ARS, case discussion, open Q&A, and panel discussions.
  • Afternoon sessions will focus on either pain or palliative care through breakout sessions, MOC activities, workshops, and/or credential-specific learning.

Learning Objectives

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Event starts: 
05/06/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/08/2021 - 12:00pm
The Marriott Marquis
333 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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