Torrance Memorial's Pain Management Committee presents:

Pain Management: A Challenging Aspect of Healthcare

Friday, September 27, 2019

7:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Symposium

Educational Objectives

Aims to present topics that are relevant in the improvement of pain management and patient hospital experience.

The participants will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of anesthesiology concepts to pain management for patients in pre-operative to post-operative phase of hospital care.
  • Gain understanding on the complexity of urine drug testing during opioid therapy.
  • Get insight on trends in medical use and abuse of opioid therapy.
  • Understand and apply elements for successful weight loss.
  • Relate mental health in pain management.
  • Gain knowledge on economic issues affecting pain management.

Target Audience

Nurses, physicians CNAs/Tech, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and other health care professionals.

Continuing Education Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 300.


Registration fee includes lectures, continental breakfast, lunch, snack, and syllabus:

Torrance Memorial Physicians, Nurses and Staff - $50

Non Torrance Memorial Physicians, Nurses and Staff - $75

Register Online

If space is available, walk-in registration will be accepted at the door. Lunch will be provided for walk-ins if supplies allow.

A full refund will be given if this program is canceled. No fees will be refunded if the participant cancels within 48 hours of the program. Cancellations prior to 48 hours will receive a refund, minus a $20 processing fee.

Location, Driving Directions and Parking

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Hoffman Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Drive
Torrance, CA 90505
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The Hoffman Health Conference Center is located on Medical Center Drive between Lomita Blvd. and Skypark Drive. Parking is free in the adjacent in the West Parking structure.

From the Westside or the San Fernando Valley

Take the 405 Freeway South, exit Hawthorne Boulevard, and turn right. Go approximately 4.5 miles and turn left on Lomita Boulevard. The medical center will be on your right.

From Long Beach or Orange County

Take the 405 Freeway North. Transition to the Harbor Freeway (110) South toward San Pedro. Exit Sepulveda Boulevard and turn right, go about 2 miles and turn left on Crenshaw Boulevard; go about 1 mile and turn right on Lomita Boulevard; go about 1 mile and the medical center will be on your left.