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Pain Management: Assessment and Patient Care for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals
Course Description
8-contact-hour pain management continuing education course covers understanding the experience of pain, providing appropriate assessment, ethical interventions for pain, and opioid misuse, abuse, and diversion. Applicable for nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other healthcare professionals. Updated bestseller course!
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Explain the experience and physiology of pain.

2) Outline the elements of a comprehensive pain assessment.

3) Describe pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions and self-management strategies.

4) Discuss the roles and guidelines for nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy in pain management.

5) Discuss the issues of opioid misuse, abuse, and diversion and drug-seeking behaviors.

6) Consider issues involved in pain management for palliative and end-of-life care.

7) Relate ethical concerns in pain management.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires June 1, 2022. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Judith Swan, MSN, BSN, ADN

Judith Swan has been in the healthcare field for over fifty years, beginning as a medic in the U.S. Air Force. As an RN, she has worked in mental health, emergency, orthopedics, hospice, and medical/surgical. She holds an MSN as a family nurse practitioner. Judith's experience in nursing education includes teaching psychiatric, long-term, and dementia nursing care and as director of a nursing assistant college program. She has written ancillary educational materials for nursing textbooks, state curriculum for nursing assistant programs, online health articles, and continuing education courses, including courses for Wild Iris Medical Education since 2012.

Persis Mary Hamilton, EdD, MSN, BSN, PHN, PMHN

Persis Hamilton has a rich background in nursing, nursing education, and writing. She has written 14 nursing textbooks for 2 major publishers. She works with Wild Iris Medical Education to ensure compliance with ANCC accreditation guidelines. Persis taught for more than 40 years in vocational, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, served as item writer for the League for Nursing, and was the principle speaker at numerous CE workshops. She has also conducted research in Micronesia and Guam. Persis has also written a historical novel about the care of psychiatric patients in the 1930s, entitled Deportation Train. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 8 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.

OREGON NURSES: Take the OR version of this course
NEW MEXICO APNs: Take the 5-hour NM version of this course
MICHIGAN NURSES: Take the 2-hour MI version of this course
MA NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This course fulfills the MA continuing education requirement for nurse practitioners for education relative to effective pain management and best-practice prescribing of controlled substances. Accepted by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expired on 10/03/2022
Cost: $45.00
Credit Offered:
8 ANCC Credits
 
 
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