End of Life: Living with Pain, Dying with Dignity
The goal of this course is to enhance an understanding of pain, describe current therapy modalities, and discuss influential factors that affect the pain experience and in particular, of dying patients. Pain of all kinds affects everyone and is a significant health problem that has the powerful ability to change a person’s life, which include his/her mental outlook, social withdrawal, the emergence of spiritual concerns, and a decline in physical capability. The goal of this course is to assist the reader/practitioner in becoming more aware of the management of pain, especially for those who are terminally ill.

Course Publication Date: November 11, 2009

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Elbina Rafizadeh RN, BSN, MSM
Course No:EL111109
Contact Hours:2.00
Category:Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Pain Management
Psychiatric & Mental Health

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2012.

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