Basic Pain Management

Basic Pain Management 

The problem of abuse and addiction to opioids has emerged as a major issue in the United States, leading to new Opioid Prescribing Guidelines from the CDC as well as the enactment of new opioid prescribing laws. Pain management and concerns of safety and diversion are of paramount concern and adding more emphasis on non-opioid therapies to manage pain. This training will provide pain management building blocks for the new practitioner as well as provide a refresher for the practiced individual.


Hours: 1.75


Certificates provided by accrediting body (0 Match)

Course Details

Hours: 1.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Recall the general principles of pain management
Discuss and perform a proper pain assessment
Distinguish between the various non-opioid and
opioid therapies used in pain management
Recognize and manage side effects of medications
used for pain
Instructor: Marisa Todd, PharmD, BCPS
As Director of Clinical Education at Enclara Pharmacia, Marisa is responsible for the coordination, integration, maintenance and advancement of Enclara Pharmacia’s education support services. Prior roles held by Marisa include manager of the West Deptford clinical call center, clinical pharmacist and new hire pharmacist trainer. She has 15 years of experience as a pharmacist in various fields including 11 years of hospice pharmacy experience, as well as clinical roles in both the hospital and home infusion settings. Throughout Marisa’s career, she has been continuously involved in the education and training of healthcare professionals and students. Marisa earned her doctor of pharmacy degree at Wilkes University, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. She completed a 1-year post-graduate pharmacy practice residency program and maintains certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). Disclosure: Marisa Todd, PharmD, BCPS 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: Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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