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 multiple professions, including dietitians/nutritionists, EMTs/paramedics, health educators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, pharmacists, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists, and social workers.
Social Workers: 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.
ContinuingEducation.com, provider # 1203, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org
, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ContinuingEducation.com maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: February 15, 2010 to February 15, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (provider # FBN 50-1489).
Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.0 social work continuing education clock hours.
ContinuingEducation.com maintains responsibility for the program.
Course delivery format: Online
Social Work Practice Levels: Intermediate
Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate
After reading the presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.
Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory. To review state specific/jurisdictional continuing education requirements, click here
Accommodations for Disabilities
Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodation; please contact the CE office at (800) 866-0919.
ContinuingEducation.com is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. ContinuingEducation.com will comply with all responsibilities to be nondiscriminatory in activities, program content, and in treatment of participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Executive Vice President, ContinuingEducation.com, Global Programming, and members of the continuing education division.
While ContinuingEducation.com attempts to assure fair treatment of all participants, we recognize grievances that may require intervention. Grievances are handled in the following manner:
When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance, the Executive Vice President, ContinuingEducation.com, Global Programming, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, ContinuingEducation.com, Global Programming, will instruct the staff to implement any necessary changes in the course. The complainant will receive a response from the Executive Vice President, ContinuingEducation.com, Global Programming, or designated staff within 5 working days.
You may file a complaint by telephone or email.
Telephone #: 800.866.0919