Managing Non-Pain Symptoms for Terminally Ill Patients

Online Course
September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2020

  • Course Description
  • Registration


Course Description

This online enduring material presentation will focus on managing non-pain symptoms for terminally ill patients. This presentation is designed to address the geriatric syndrome of pain and non-pain symptom management to improve patient outcomes leading to quality improvement.


Who Should Attend?

This activity is designed to meet the educational goals of physicians and other healthcare professionals specializing in internal medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, palliative medicine, and oncology. This activity focuses on inter-professional learning.


Learning Objectives

  • To review common non-pain symptoms in palliative care
  • To describe evidence-based treatment options to alleviate non-pain symptoms, including palliative sedation
  • To learn how opioids can be used in treating pain and non-pain symptoms

Physician Participation

Upon completion of viewing the online presentation, please follow the instructions at the end of the presentation to complete the evaluation. Once the evaluation is completed, the user will be provided the option to print their certificate.


Program Registration Information

Registration Fees
UTHSCSA Faculty & Staff $25.00
Non-UTHSCSA $35.00


Continuing Medical Education Credit - Accreditation Statement

The Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.

Texas Medical Board – Ethics Statement
 This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for formal continuing medical education involving the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Release date: October 6, 2014     Credits expire: August 31, 2020

Credit may be obtained upon successful completion of the activity’s pre and post test and evaluation.


Continuing Medical Education Office
Phone:  1(866) 601-4448 or (210)-567-4491

Hardware/Software Requirements

Yuya Hagiwara, MD
Geriatrics Fellow
UT Health San Antonio
Board Certified HP & FM
Financial Disclosure: I do not have any relevant financial/non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.

Content Reviewer:
Sandra Sanchez-Reilly, MD, MSc, AGSF, FAAHPM
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
UT Health San Antonio
Financial Disclosure: no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.