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Prevention of Chronic Post-Operative Pain in Cancer Patients (RN and Allied Health Lecture)

December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Presents an RN and Allied Health Lecture with “FREE CNE, ACPE, and ASRT continuing education credits


Photo of Dominika L. James, MD

Dominika L. James, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Director, Inpatient Pain Service
Director, UNC Pain Fellowship Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Prevention of Chronic Post-Operative Pain in Cancer Patients


Lecture Description

The talk discusses perioperative pain management techniques that can be utilized to decrease post-operative pain as well as development of chronic postoperative pain among cancer patients.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Define pain, outline early history of pain and discuss concepts of peripheral and central sensitization in development of chronic pain
  • Define persistent postsurgical pain and address incidence and causative factors contributing to PPSP among cancer patients
  • Describe use of multimodal analgesics and regional anesthesia in preventing PPSP in cancer population



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December 12, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
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