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The Sydney Addiction Seminars are a post-graduate health education series now held under the auspices of Drug Health Services, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and the Department of Addiction Medicine, University of Sydney. They are convened by Dr Richard Hallinan and Professor Paul Haber.
Wednesday 26th February, 2014
"Cases in Pain Management”: Management of chronic pain; and management of acute pain in patients on opioid pharmacotherapy.
Dr Bridin Murnion is both a pain specialist and an addiction medicine specialist, Staff Specialist at Drug Health Services at RGH Concord and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Central Clinical School, The University of Sydney
Prof Milton Cohen is a Senior Specialist in Pain Medicine and Rheumatology at St Vincent’s Hospital. He has been a leader in the development of pain medicine as a unique discipline and in the education and training of the next generation of pain specialists. Professor Cohen’s interests include pain theory and practice, rational pharmacotherapy for pain, and implications of persistent pain in the development of public policy.
Refer to seminar 2 May 2012 Managing patients dependent on prescription opioids. Chronic pain and substance dependence.....are we part of the solution or part of the problem?
We aim to make these seminars as interactive as possible. Please email your suggestions to for cases and questions to Richard Hallinan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: Scott Skirving Theatre, RPAH, Camperdown
6.30pm for introductions and refreshments, sessions starts at 7pm. No booking necessary, but to assist with catering please RSVP interest to email@example.com or call Drug Health Services RPAH on 02 9515 6419
This seminar series attracts 2 points/hour for RACGP QA&CPD (activity number 715352).
The sessions and refreshments are again supported this year by Reckitt Benckiser, makers of buprenorphine and buprenorphine/naloxone