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Patient Care

Pain & Symptom Management


The goal is to provide relief from pain, help the patient to remain as comfortable, active and alert as possible.  Proper management enables the patient to continue life activities as normally as possible.  An individual plan monitors symptoms and uses appropriate medications tailored to
the patient’s needs.

Role of the Pharmacist

One-on-one teaching, medication review, collaboration with other physicians and care providers.  While the primary role is patient care, there is also emphasis on a professional level to educate and attract others to the program.

Pharmacy residency program:

Click here to read more about the pharmacy residency PGY1 year, which includes a palliative care rotation.