St. Luke's Hosts Biomedical Ethics Conference
Ethics 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.