Child Life Specialist Webinar Offered

Are you a Child Life Specialist Looking for Additional Resources?

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is pleased to provide a series of webinars for Child Life Specialists, made possible by a grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities. The last webinar in the series will take place on October 23 and will include information on pain management and palliative care.

Effectively using Pain Management and Palliative Care in Children’s Cancer Treatment
October 23, 2013
Techniques to address treatment anxiety, introduce pain management, and incorporate alternative methods of pain management

Pain management and palliative care are an essential part of the treatment process for most children’s cancer patients. In this webinar, experts will discuss distraction techniques for managing pain, the physiological responses in the body that cause pain, how to approach procedure anxiety, talking with parents about pain management and palliative care, and how alternative methods of pain management can be incorporated into a treatment plan. A guideline for care will also be presented that will ensure that the entire medical team is involved in a patient’s pain management and palliative care plan.

Use this link to register.

To view recordings of webinars from the rest of the series, visit curesearch.org/Child-Life-Specialist-Webinars/

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