Michigan State: Management of Pain
The goal of this course is to review the different types of pain. The sources of pain and the treatment options available for pain management are also included. The goal is to assist healthcare personnel in the assessment and management of both acute and chronic pain; while providing adequate pain relief to those experiencing pain.

Course Publication Date: May 28, 2020

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

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:MI-MGTPAIN-20
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pain Management
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the definition and types of pain.

  • Review the sources of pain.

  • Discuss standards and guidelines for pain management.

  • Describe factors that influence pain.

  • List various treatment modalities used to treat pain, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological.

  • Discuss the nursing process for assessment and management of pain.

  • List most commonly prescribed opioids, key points, and routes of administration.

  • Name primary technologies used to diagnose pain.

  • List side effects/risks associated with using opioids/non-opioids.


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