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PRN Course Objectives

At the completion of this program the participants should be able to:
 
  • Identify the pharmacologic approaches to the management of pain and side-effect management
  • Discuss appropriate advocacy, communication and education strategies
  • Identify current issues in acute and chronic pain management
  • Describe the process of pain assessment
  • Explore the use of non-pharmacolgical interventions for pain management
  • Discuss the psychosocial-spiritual aspects of pain management
  • Identify issues in pain management for pediatric, elderly and other at risk populations
  • Review resources for extending pain education in your settings
  • Discuss pain management for cancer survivors.
 

Objectives

PRN Course Objectives

At the completion of this program the participants should be able to:
 
  • Identify the pharmacologic approaches to the management of pain and side-effect management
  • Discuss appropriate advocacy, communication and education strategies
  • Identify current issues in acute and chronic pain management
  • Describe the process of pain assessment
  • Explore the use of non-pharmacolgical interventions for pain management
  • Discuss the psychosocial-spiritual aspects of pain management
  • Identify issues in pain management for pediatric, elderly and other at risk populations
  • Review resources for extending pain education in your settings
  • Discuss pain management for cancer survivors.
 
Objectives
At the completion of this program the participants should be able to:
  • Describe the process of pain assessment
  • Identify current issues in pain management
  • Review the pharmacologic approaches to the management of pain and side-effect management
  • Identify issues in pain management for pediatric, elderly and other at risk populations
  • Discuss appropriate pain advocacy, ethical/legal issues, communication and education strategies
  • Explore the use of integrative approaches for pain management
  • Review resources for extending pain education in your settings
  • Discuss the evolving role of nurses in the future of pain management
  • Review professional self-care strategies
Accreditation
11.25 CE credits for full attendance of course. CE's to be provided by City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13380. You can attend Day 1 or 2 or both days.  You will receive CE credits for each full day you attend.
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