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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this continuing education module is to inform nurses and other healthcare professionals about the historical difficulties surrounding pediatric pain management, to propose pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments, and to discuss complexities involved in various pediatric pain management cases. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the past and future status of pain management in children
  • Define pain, clarify commonly misused terms, and develop an understanding of how pain works
  • Describe some of the assessment tools available for children
  • Discuss various pharmacological pain management options
  • Discuss various nonpharmacological pain management options
  • Explain some of the complexities involved in treating the child with chronic pain, cognitive impairments, or a need for palliative care
 
Please note: The Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board (ONCB) has designated this educational activity to receive 2.9 contact hours in Category A and 0 contact hours in Category B toward recertification.
 

Course Authors

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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

 

CEBroker

Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses

 

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Disclosures

None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.