Managing Chronic Pain and Addiction

Frederick S. Upton Education Center, St. Joseph, MI
Edward Jouney, DO

This lecture will focus on the management strategies, in caring for the patient struggling with psychiatric illness, chronic pain, and a substance abuse disorder. The concerns associated with utilizing opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines, will be emphasized, and reviewed. Become familiar with recognizing the clinical characteristics of the patient struggling with a psychogenic pain syndrome.

Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 12:00pm