Overview of Pain and Pain Management (North Carolina)
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about pain and pain management – signs and symptoms, causes, classifications, diagnosis and treatment options of different types of pain.

Course Publication Date: September 17, 2021

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:PPM062521
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pain Management
Learning Objectives
  • List the six types of pain.

  • Name four of the common pain complaints.

  • Describe three different treatments for pain.

  • Name three examples of NSAIDs.

  • Discuss how the human body responds to pain.

  • Describe the five specific characteristics that help to classify pain.

  • Discuss two complementary and/or alternative treatments commonly used for pain relief.

  • List four stress-reduction techniques.

  • Name four pain measurement scales often used.


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