Addiction and chronic pain conference scheduled
Sioux City, IA - Chronic pain, addiction and addiction medicine will headline a conference on Friday, April 5 from 8:30 am to 4 pm at St. Luke’s.
Sponsored by Jackson Recovery Centers and St. Luke’s Health System, the conference is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and other health care professionals who care for patients with chronic pain or addiction issues. A variety of topics will be discussed including balancing pain and substance abuse in general medicine, the regulatory climate, cognitive error and opioids, methadone maintenance treatment, narcotic usage and chronic pain treatment.
Continuing education credit is available for those who qualify. Registration deadline is Tuesday, March 26. Cost of the conference is $60 which includes a light breakfast, lunch, training handouts and certificate of attendance.
To register, contact Jackson Recovery Centers at (712) 234-2300.
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About St. Luke’s:
St. Luke's Health System is an integrated health network serving the tri-state Siouxland area. Our focus is - and will always be - patient-centered care to improve the health of the people of Siouxland. With 1,200 employees and nearly 85,000 patients cared for annually, St. Luke’s is an anchor of support for the Siouxland community.
St. Luke's offers full-service healthcare with a range of inpatient and outpatient services, specialty and family healthcare clinics, and healthcare screenings and community benefit programs. St. Luke's is also planning for the future of healthcare through its affiliation with St. Luke’s College. With a strong focus on safety and quality, St. Luke’s has built a long-standing reputation of improving lives through advanced treatment and health education.
For more information, visit www.stlukes.org.