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Managing Pain

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Course Number:
ACS301

Managing Pain
Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Identify Factors That Affect Pain
  • Correctly Observe and Collect Responses About Pain
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$19.99
$19.99

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Course Description

This 2 hour lesson discusses monitoring pain and using observations to help care for clients.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this online activity, the participant should be able to: define pain; identify factors that affect pain; correctly observe & collect responses about pain; state information to report to the nurse concerning the client’s pain; describe actions the caregiver can take to reduce the client’s pain.

Course Outline

  • Pain is a vital sign
  • Pain is universal
  • Misunderstandings
  • The client is the best authority
  • Ineffective pain management
  • Involve the client
  • Factors affecting pain
  • How to recognize pain
  • When to collect responses
  • How to collect responses
  • Rating the pain
  • Report to a nurse
  • Actions to reduce pain
  • Complementary therapies
  • Appropriate rest
  • Client preference
  • Emotional needs
  • Assisting with cold therapy
  • Assisting with heat therapy
  • Other comfort measures
  • Pharmacologic Pain Management
  • Routes for delivery
  • Patient Controlled Analgesia
  • Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Easing Indigestion
  • Medication Review
  • Pain Medication complications


Instructor

Sally Brounstein, RN, is a Regional Nurse Educator with Providence Health & Services in Oregon, with more than 40 years experience overseeing competency assessment for all RNs, CNAs, and Techs hired in the Portland, Oregon, service area. She has also developed the CNA2 acute care program at Portland Community College, where she has been an instructor for more than six years, providing training in conjunction with OHSU and Legacy Health System.

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Managing Pain

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