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All-Ohio Medical School Opioid Use Disorder Collaborative Curriculum

Funded by Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

A8. Session Overview - Ethical issues in pain management

The ethical principles involved in pain management will be introduced. The history of the ethical issues surrounding pain management will be shared.  Pain will be distinguished from suffering. Moral obligations of treating will be discussed.

Instructional Strategy: Lecture, 1 hour

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the ethical principles involved in pain management 
  1. Distinguish pain from suffering 
  1. State moral obligations physicians have in pain management

Author: Austin Fredrickson, MD

School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Curriculum Template - Ethical issues in pain management_Fredrickson 8-14-2019

Presentation - Ethical Issues in Pain Management_Fredrickson 8-14-2019