ELNEC Pediatric Module 6: Pain Management in Pediatric Palliative Care

 

Effective pain management requires an interdisciplinary team approach, but healthcare professionals cannot practice what they do not know. In this course, you will learn about the basic principles of pain assessment and management in pediatric palliative care and the barriers to proper assessment and management.

$19.95

Hours: 1.50
REL-PAL-ELNEC-PED6

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

1.5 HOURS


Provider #50-290 This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

1.5 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

1.5 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAL-ELNEC-PED6
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2018
Learning Objectives:
List four barriers to adequate pain relief in palliative care.

Identify three types of children who are at increased risk for pain.

Describe five components of a comprehensive, multidimensional pain assessment.

Explain three basic principles of pain management.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Overview of Pediatric Pain A. Pain Defined B. Scope of the Problem C. Barriers to Pain Relief D. Pain Myths E. Neonatal and Infant Pain Myths F. Special Populations G. Chronic Conditions H. At Risk Populations I. Neurocognitive Impairment J. Review K. Summary Section 3: Multidimensional Pain Assessment A. Nociceptive Pain B. Neuropathic Pain C. Total Pain D. Identifying Pain E. Self-Report F. Pain Intensity Scales G. Other Types of Assessment H. Assessment Tools I. Communication J. Review K. Summary Section 4: Principles of Pain Management A. Pain Management B. Golden Rules C. WHO Analgesic Ladder D. Stay Ahead of Pain E. Route of Administration F. Tolerance, Dependence, and Addiction G. Principle of Double Effect H. Education I. Review J. Summary Section 5: Pain Management A. Non-Opioid Analgesics B. Managing GI Effects C. Combination Analgesics D. Opioid Analgesics E. Methadone F. Adverse Effects G. Respiratory Suppression H. Titration I. Equianalgesia J. Opioid Rotation K. Tapering Analgesics L. Opioids in Neonates M. Adjuvant Medications N. Non-Pharmacologic Approaches O. Common Approaches P. Procedural Pain Q. Intractable Pain R. Pain at the End of Life S. Palliative Sedation T. Review U. Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations

Expert Reviewer: Joetta Wallace, RN, MSN, FNPC
Joetta Wallace has more than 35 years experience in pediatric care including intensive care, pediatric hematoloogy and oncology and is now focusing on pediatric paliative care. She is President of the Association of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Nurses (APHON) and is Palliative Care Program Coordinator, Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach, CA. She has presented all topics of the ELNEC Pediatric curriculum to new pediatric nurses and presents regularly at Grand Rounds. Disclosure: Joetta Wallace, RN, MSN, FNPC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Social Workers; entry, intermediate, and advanced level Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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