Pain Management: Assessment and Patient Care for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals

$44.99

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!

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Course 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.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Managing pain: understanding the experience and physiology of pain, elements of a comprehensive pain assessment, interventions and strategies, roles and guidelines for providers, ethical concerns, and issues related to opioids.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.
  • Nurse practitioners may apply these contact hours to pharmacy continuing education and prescriptive authorization.

Occupational Therapy

Managing pain: understanding the experience and physiology of pain, elements of a comprehensive pain assessment, interventions and strategies, roles and guidelines for providers, ethical concerns, and issues related to opioids.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Managing pain: understanding the experience and physiology of pain, elements of a comprehensive pain assessment, interventions and strategies, roles and guidelines for providers, ethical concerns, and issues related to opioids.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 8.00

Course Availability: Expires 2023-3-01

MASSACHUSETTS NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This course fulfills the MA requirement for CE on pain management; accepted by the MA Board of Registration in Nursing.OREGON HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: Take the OR version of this courseNEW MEXICO APNs: Take the 5-hour NM version of this courseMICHIGAN NURSES: Take the 2-hour MI version of this course

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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