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A Nurse's Guide to Pain Management - 60069
A Nurse's Guide to Pain Management
60069 l 6.00 contact hrs
by Kathleen Moran, RN-BC, MSN, ACNS-BC, CHPN
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Objectives:
This program has been approved for 6 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2007, 2008, 2009, 1/15/10 through 12/31/10, 2011, and 2012. This program has been approved for 4 hours for 2013 and 2014.
 
The purpose of this course is to help nurses — who spend more time with patients with pain than any other members of the healthcare team — to assume an active role in the team approach to pain assessment and management. After studying this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the dimensions of suffering associated with under- and untreated pain and the other negative consequences of under- and untreated pain
  • Describe activities involved in implementing Joint Commission standards for pain management
  • Discuss the myths and misconceptions related to pain assessment and treatment
  • Describe pain assessment techniques, including pain assessment tools and the pain flow sheet
  • Describe the use of analgesics for pain management
  • Discuss the use of the equianalgesia chart for pain management
  • Describe four nonpharmacologic pain relief measures

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/15/2015


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