Continuing Medical Education Archive

Momma's Got to Eat!

Friday, March 25, 2011 - 8:30am
Friday March 25th, 2011


  • Discuss the benefits and burdens of artificial nutrition in various patient populations
  • Discuss the importance of and how to achieve a thorough informed consent process regarding starting or continuing artificial nutrition
  • Discuss alternatives to artificial nutrition

Driving Miss Daisy: Should Our Hospice Patients Be Driving?

Friday, November 12, 2010 - 8:30am
Friday November 12th, 2010


  • Discuss current literature relating to the effect of various medical illnesses on driving ability
  • Discuss current literature relating to the effects of medications on drving abilitiy
  • Discuss the benefits and burdens of a rigid reporting and enforcement system for drivers suspected of medical impairment
  • Identify some important legal and ethical issues related to restricting a patient's ability to drive

Interventional Pain Therapy for Intractable Malignancy-Related Abdominal Pain

Friday, October 22, 2010 - 8:30am
Friday October 22nd, 2010


  • Basic patophysiology of the chronic/acute abdominal pain and manifestations of Visceral hyperalgesia
  • Conservative treatement, Sympathetic blocks and radiofrequency/chemical neurolysis
  • Spinal cord stimulation and Intrathecal infusion as another therapeutic option for severe chronic visceral pain