Learning Objectives:

  1. Be able to identify opioid-induced pruritus and learn about the two possible mechanisms behind this side-effect
  2. Understand how changing from morphine to hydromorphone can improve opioid-induced pruritus
  3. Identify ways to differentiate similar side-effect of medications when managing a pain crisis
  4. Examine an article that presents the impact of embedded Palliative Care presence in one Emergency Department
  5. Consider the benefits and costs associated with embedding Palliative Care in the ED
  6. Identify populations at risk for inadequate pain care resulting from disparities in access and treatment
  7. Describe potential action plans to reduce disparities in pain management
Session date: 
10/12/2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am CDT
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Abrahan Lara-Pacheco, MD; Melissa Marinelli, MD; Margaret Putman, DO