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Saturday, April 30 • 9:45am - 11:00am
Complex Pain Management in Oncology

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Patients with cancer often face acute pain in addition to chronic pain. On top of multiple types of pain, they may experience spiritual or existential suffering. Poor management of pain is not uncommon, with both provider and patient/family factors contributing to the situation. The holistic approach of APRNs has significant potential to ease suffering and provide evidence-based care for these patients. In this case study-based session, you’ll receive an overview of how to perform a complete pain assessment and discuss both pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical strategies to provide palliative pain management. 


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avatar for Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN®

Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN®

Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Scientist, Billings Clinic
Dr. Jeannine M. Brant is an oncology clinical nurse specialist, pain consultant, and nurse scientist for Billings Clinic in Montana. Her repertoire blends her clinical expertise in pain and symptom management with her program of research on improving patient symptoms and nursing-sensitive indicators that lead to quality nursing and interdisciplinary care. Her current studies include investigating opioid-induced oversedation in hospitalized... Read More →



Saturday April 30, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
Stars at Night Ballroom 4 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205