The goal of this continuing education program is to clarify healthcare professionals’ understanding of cancer pain and its clinical management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify five misconceptions that cause ineffective pain management
- Compare addiction, physical dependence and tolerance
- Discuss healthcare professionals’ responsibilities in pain management
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians/nutritionists, EMTs/paramedics, health educators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, pharmacists, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists, and social workers.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.