Pain and Pain Management
This course provides an overview of pain prevalence, the different types of pain, and the nurse’s role in the assessment and management of pain. Validated, best practice pain tools are reviewed. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods of pain management are discussed with an emphasis on multimodal methods of treatment. Pain management for children, adults, the elderly and those with dementia are addressed.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

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

Author:Deborah Borelli R.N., CCRN-K, M.S.N.
Course No:PAIN-21
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pain Management
  
Learning Objectives
  • Review current statistics related to pain in the United States.

  • Define pain.

  • Differentiate between acute and chronic pain.

  • Identify best practices for pain assessment.

  • Compare selected pain assessment tools for adult, pediatric and geriatric patients.

  • Identify multimodal interventions for pain management.

  • Review safe practices related to opioid use for pain management.



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