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Knocking Out Pain Safely with PCA - CE442
Knocking Out Pain Safely with PCA

CE442 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Maria Baptiste, MSN, APRN-BC, NP-C, CCRN-CMC and Yvonne D’Arcy, CRNP, MS, CNS
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The goal of this program is to provide information about the safety of patient-controlled analgesia by discussing patient selection, PCA by proxy, and human and mechanical programming errors. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name the three patient safety issues involving PCA
  • Describe three actions that can reduce adverse PCA-related events 
  • Discuss the role of the nurse in maintaining PCA safety for patients

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 1/7/2019

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