Assessment of psychiatric comorbidities and pharmacological treatment | Pain #4.19

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and assess common psychiatric co-morbidities encountered in patients living with chronic pain
  • Understand when to recommend pharmacological treatment
  • Understand pharmacological treatment options and considerations for selecting a medication

Janet Seo, NP, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Janet Seo is a Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Psychiatry. Prior to this role, she led nursing education for SickKids International partnerships as a Nurse Educator. She completed her Bachelors and Masters Degree at University of Toronto and obtained her Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate at Ryerson University. She currently works in the Urgent Care Clinic within the Department of Psychiatry at SickKids, where she sees patients & families presenting to the emergency room in crisis, and is a member of the Code White Response Team for SickKids. She also spends time seeing patients in the outpatient setting and supports the chronic pain team in care of their patients.

Session Materials

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