Pain management classes for California doctors

  1. Doctors in California will be required to take courses in pain management and end-of-life care under a new law that is the first of its kind in the nation. The law also requires the state medical board to track complaints of doctors who mishandle pain care.......

    Under the new law, physicians will have four years to complete the courses as part of the state requirement that they complete continuing education to renew their licenses.

    San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 30, 2001

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