Chronic Pain Management and Palliative Care

Green Clock Hours: 1.50

In this course, you will learn in-depth information about pharmacologic pain management, including some of the unique challenges of medicating older adults and people with chronic pain, such as cancer pain. You will explore how the meaning of pain affects the perception of pain and the goals for pain management. The indications for various classes of analgesics and some of the potential adverse effects of those analgesics will be presented. You will review steps for initiating an opioid for people who are opioid-naive, as well as other administration practices. The goal of this course is to provide intermediate and advanced nursing professionals in all healthcare settings with knowledge of pharmacologic pain management.



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Course Description

In this course, you will learn in-depth information about pharmacologic pain management, including some of the unique challenges of medicating older adults and people with chronic pain, such as cancer pain. You will explore how the meaning of pain affects the perception of pain and the goals for pain management. The indications for various classes of analgesics and some of the potential adverse effects of those analgesics will be presented. You will review steps for initiating an opioid for people who are opioid-naive, as well as other administration practices. The goal of this course is to provide intermediate and advanced nursing professionals in all healthcare settings with knowledge of pharmacologic pain management.



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