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Identifying Pain in the Hospice Patient - CE235-60
Identifying Pain in the Hospice Patient

CE235-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Camille A. Servodidio, RN, MPH, CRNO and Maryann Steed, RN, MSN, CHPN and Ellen Williams, APRN, CS, MA
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The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses’, physicians’ and EMTs’ and paramedics’ ability to recognize and understand different types of pain experienced by hospice patients. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify five types of pain in hospice patients and list an example of each
  • State the World Health Organization’s (WHO) three-step analgesic ladder for pain control
  • Relate key philosophical components of hospice care and two barriers to pain management

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 1/17/2017

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