The Experience of Pain among Terminally Ill
The goal of this article 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.

Course Publication Date: April 20, 2016

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Author:Elbina Rafizadeh RN, BSN, MSM
Course No:EPT033016
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Pain Management
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Oregon Pain Management

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Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate between types of pain.
  • Describe treatment modalities.
  • Describe extraneous factors that influence the pain experience.
  • Describe three types of adjuvant therapy.
  • Describe how to assist in the alleviation of pain of terminally ill patients.
  • Describe the significance of mind, body, and spirit for the alleviation of pain.


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