Chronic Pain & Life Care Planning

Pain is ubiquitous and biologically necessary but when it becomes chronic, it is costly to the individual, significant others and society. This webinar will focus on defining pain and chronic pain and how it best treated comparing a biomedical versus biopsychosocial approach). The focus will then turn to what is unique about chronic pain when there is litigation and how the Life Care Planner can best address this issue.
CEU: 1
Date Presented: April 14th, 2021
Presenter(s): Steven Feinberg MD, MPH, MS
Bio: Dr. Steven Feinberg is a physiatrist and pain medicine specialist practicing in Palo Alto. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor and teaches at the Stanford University Pain Service. He is a past president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the California Society of Medicine & Surgery and is currently on the Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association Board of Directors.