Michigan : Pain and Symptom Management for Nurses – Free CEU
Free Nursing CEUs / Pain and Symptom Management
In this course, you will learn about pain and symptom management. Managing pain within healthcare settings is a challenge and must take into consideration patient-centered preferences, treatment goals, as well as guidelines and laws from governing bodies. You will learn about how opioids were the first line of defense against pain for many years, but how the mindset has been required to change with the onset of the opioid crisis.
2 Contact Hours
- Epidemiology of Pain & Statistics
- What is Pain and Why Does It Occur?
- Identifying Types of Pain
- Physical and Psychological Elements of Pain
- Psychological Responses
- Pain Management
- Pharmacological Pain Treatments
- Non-Pharmacological Treatment
- Federal and Michigan Laws on Opioid Prescribing
- Use Drug Classification and Schedule in Michigan
- Michigan Laws
- CDC Guidelines and Recommendations on Prescribing and Use
- Drug Diversion Within the Healthcare System
- Risks of Opioid Use and Misuse
- Perceived Barriers to Pain Management
- Nursing Considerations and Intervention
- Pain Assessment and Screening Tools
- Nursing Interventions Related to Pain
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