PROGRAM 2019

Pain - multidisciplinary pain managers and collaboration in cancer pain
Chair: Prof. Mei Krishnasamy

8:15am-8:25am
Introduction and Welcome
Dr Tim Hucker

8:25am-8:55am
Issues in communication and pain management in the cancer setting
Prof. Fran Boyle

9:55am-9:25am
Utilising the cancer council pain guidelines
Prof. Melanie Lovell

9:25am-9:55am
Psychosocial cancer pain management
Prof. Paul Glare

9:55am-10:15am
Discussion

Palliative Care Breakout Session
Chair: Dr Kerry McLaughlin

10:45am-11:05am
Cancer pain management at the end of life
A/Prof Leeroy William

11:05am-11:25am
Cancer pain in the hospice setting
Dr Peter Sherwen

11:25am-11:40pm
Update on analgesics including cannabinoids
A/Prof Brian Le

11:45am-12:00pm
Discussion

ACUTE PAIN BREAKOUT SESSION
CHAIR: Prof Melanie Lovell

10:45am-11:05am
Medical management of acute pain to prevent chronic pain
Dr Jamie Young

11:05am-11:25am
The role of psychology in acute pain and pain prevention
Dr Christina Prickett

11:25am-11:45pm
The role of psychiatry in acute pain and pain prevention
Dr Sophie Burke

11:45am-12:00pm
Discussion

LUNCH

12:00pm-12.45pm

Radiation and interventional options for cancer pain management
CHAIR: Dr Diarmuid Mccoy

12:45pm-1.05pm
Radiotherapy in the management of cancer pain
Dr Roopa Gawarikar

1.05pm-1.25pm
Overview of interventions for cancer pain management, spinal cord stimulation for cancer pain
Dr Tim Hucker

1:25pm-1:40pm
Temporary intrathecal management
Dr Alex Konstantatos

1:40pm-2:00pm
Intrathecal implantation in cancer pain
A/Prof Tillman Boesel

2:00pm-2:20pm
Neurosurgical options for cancer pain management
A/Prof Andrew Zacest

2:20pm-2:40pm
Interventional discussion

AFTERNOON TEA

2:40pm-3:15pm

Collaboration in pain and palliative medicine
CHAIR: TIM HUCKER

3:15pm-3:25pm
Pain training for radiation oncologists
Dr Roopa Gawarikar

3:25pm-3:35pm
Pain training for palliative care trainees
Dr Alix Dumitrescu

3:35pm-3:45pm
Palliative care training for pain trainees
Dr Jamie Young

3:45pm-4:00pm
Pain training for cancer nurses
Prof. Mei Krishnasamy

4:00pm-4:25pm
Discussion