Chronic Pain & Life Care Planning
Pain is ubiquitous and biologically necessary but when it becomes chronic, it is costly to the individual, significant others and society. This webinar will focus on defining pain and chronic pain and how it best treated comparing a biomedical versus biopsychosocial approach). The focus will then turn to what is unique about chronic pain when there is litigation and how the Life Care Planner can best address this issue.
- Understanding the difference between acute and chronic pain.
- Learning the best treatment approaches to chronic pain.
- Objectifying the life care plan in chronic pain conditions.
Date: April 14th, 2021
When: 1:00 PM (EST)
About The Presenter:
Dr. Steven Feinberg is a physiatrist and pain medicine specialist practicing in Palo Alto. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor and teaches at the Stanford University Pain Service. He is a past president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the California Society of Medicine & Surgery and is currently on the Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association Board of Directors.
Presenter: Steven Feinberg MD, MPH, MS
Presentation Date: April 14th, 2021