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St. Luke's Hosts Biomedical Ethics Conference

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St. Luke'sEthics of Pain Management - Do No Harm?

WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

WHERE: St. Luke’s Auditorium, 915 East First Street

TIME: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHO: Dr. Nicholas Van Deelen, Medical Director, St. Luke’s Emergency Department

Dr. Timothy Kufahl, Family Medicine, St. Luke’s Medical Arts Clinic

Sarah Backstrom, St. Luke’s Education Coordinator

WHAT: St. Luke’s is proud to host a discussion of ethical issues encountered when treating patients with pain and/or addiction. Participants will gain insight into some of the most common ethical dilemmas providers are confronted with when treating patients with signs of opioid addiction. Speakers will share perspectives from their experience and practice settings, and describe best practices that are guiding them to provide ethical treatment to their patients.