A Pharmacopotpourri of Palliative Medications

Join Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson and a team of clinical experts for a half-day workshop on the topic of pain management.

Friday, April 19, 2024
10 a.m.-2 p.m. ET | Virtual Event  

HPNA member rate: $175
Non-member rate: $300 (Includes 1-year HPNA membership)

Patients with a serious or advanced illness more often than not require expert pharmacotherapy to gain symptom control. This fast paced conference will cover some of the most challenging pharmacotherapy scenarios that we face on a daily basis. Participants will learn about evidence-based approaches to treat inoperable malignant bowel obstruction, management of painful wound and soft tissue pain, palliative sedation, antibiotic stewardship, speed dating with psych drugs, and a real crowd pleaser - everything you ever wanted to know about buprenorphine!

Buckle your seatbelts - this is going to be an action-based 4 hours!

Can't attend on April 19th? You can still register to access the recording of the program and collect the credit hours. 

Session Information

  • Let’s Do Lunch: Palliative Management of Inoperative Malignant Bowel Obstruction
  • Pain that the Pill Can't Reach: Managing Soft Tissue and Wound Pain
  • Palliative Sedation: It’s a Continuum, Not a Yes/No!
  • Buprenor-FINE: Practical Management of Buprenorphine
  • Antibiotic Stewardship at the End of Life
  • Speed Dating with Psych Drugs!

Faculty Information

  • Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, PhD, FAAHPM
  • Amy Case, MD, FAAHPM
  • Maximillian H. Stevenson, PharmD, MA, BCPS
  • Alexandra McPherson, PharmD, MPH
  • Jeremy Hirst, MD


The last day to register for this event is April 16, 2024. 

You will receive the access link to this conference three days prior to the event. If you have not received the email three days prior, please contact [email protected]

Continuing Education

Attendees can earn a maximum of 3.75 NCPD hours and 3.75 Category 1 Pharm credits upon successful completion of this event. Successful completion includes attending the activity in its entirety, attesting to attendance, and completing/submitting the post-event evaluation within the timeframe specified. 

The faculty/planners of this accredited continuing professional development activity have disclosed no relevant financial, professional, or personal relationship with ineligible companies pertaining to faculty selection, delivery, and evaluation of this conference. 

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association is an accredited provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Provider number P0284.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants must place a cancellation request in writing up to 3 weeks prior to the event to receive a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than one week prior to the event will not be refunded. Please contact the HPNA education department about cancellations at [email protected]

4/19/2024 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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