Palliative Care Lunch & Learn – Pain Assessment and Management in Palliative Care

Wednesday, October 12, 2022


Dr. Megan Sellick, MD CCFP(PC), FRCPC

Palliative Care Physician, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Sciences, NOSM University

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta


Patients facing life-threatening illnesses can experience complex pain syndromes. Using a case-based approach, we will cover the assessment of complex pain, the initiation and titration of opioids, and the use of adjuvant analgesics. We will also review the diagnosis and treatment of opioid toxicity.

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