Pain and Pain Management Updated 2020
The purpose of this course is to increase the base of knowledge of the professional nurse with regard to pain and pain management. Different types and different classifications of pain will be presented. Medications used to manage pain are also included in this course of study. Additionally, other treatment measures utilized to manage pain will be presented.

Course Publication Date: July 21, 2020

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

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:PAIN072120
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Oregon Pain Management
Pain Management
Learning Objectives
  • Define Pain

  • Describe Acute, subacute, and chronic pain

  • Differentiate nociceptive and non-nociceptive pain

  • Describe somatic, visceral, and neuropathic pain.

  • List most commonly prescribed opioids

  • State the different routes of administering opioids

  • State key points regarding certain opioids

  • List non-opioid analgesics as over the counter (OTC) or prescription analgesics

  • Describe other treatment modalities used to relieve pain

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

  • Name primary technologies used to diagnose pain


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