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Pain Module II: Pain Management

Course Description

This program is designed to promote and improve healthcare by providing nursing continuing education that allows nurses to:

  • Maintain clinical competency with information that reviews essential knowledge in the field of pain management
  • Advance their clinical competency with information that addresses new developments in the field of pain management
Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Name a strong opioid that has no active metabolites
  • Identify two adverse effects from PCA analgesia
  • Define PCA by proxy
  • List three benefits of programmed intermittent bolus medication administration
  • Identify a way to prevent misconnections with epidural medication administration
Intended Audience

This self-study program is designed for healthcare professionals interested in enhancing their personal and professional development by participating in self-paced CE programs based on current research and practice.

Course Length
One hour

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