Pain Management in Assisted Living

Pain Management in Assisted Living 

There are many definitions of pain. The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience arising from actual or potential tissue damage…” A more common explanation of pain among care providers is “Pain is whatever the experiencing person says it is, wherever the experiencing person says it is.” Pain management is an important topic to understand when working with a resident of any age. This course will discuss the definition of pain, types of pain, factor that affect pain, causes of pain, how to asses or evaluate pain, common symptoms associated with pain, as well as management options.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-PMAL

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

Oregon Department of Human Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-PMAL
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Identify the difference between acute and chronic pain.
Identify two factors that can affect pain.
Discuss different causes of pain.
Perform a simple pain assessment.
Identify two alternative interventions for pain management.
Instructor: Josh Allen, RN, C-AL
Mr. Allen is now a Registered Nurse Consultant for the Sandi Flores Consulting Group. In the past Mr. Allen has been involved in quality and compliance, health and development. Mr. Josh Allen served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group (1993-2014) and directed the design and development of administrator training courses, continuing education, staff training tools, and regulatory compliance products for assisted living providers. Disclosure: Josh Allen, RN, C-AL 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: Administrators; in the following settings: Post-Acute 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.
Accommodations
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