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Pain Resource Nurse Training - Charlottesville
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This exciting program will provide nurses with the knowledge necessary to become a true clinical resource on their unit or hospice program with regards to pain management. Nurses will obtain a basic knowledge of pain management principles, syndromes, treatment options and barriers to effective pain relief. Attendees will perform case studies to learn about opiod conversions and adjuvant therapies.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/11/2018
When: 04/11/2018
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Westminster Cantebury of the Blue Ridge
250 Pantops Mountain Road
The Monticello Room
Charlottesville, Virginia  22911
United States
Contact: Kathy Mahone
(804) 740-1344

Online registration is available until: 4/6/2018
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Learner will be able to:

·        Identify barriers and misconceptions related to pain management

·        Verbalize understanding of the differences between addiction, tolerance, dependence and pseudo addiction and opioid withdrawal syndrome

·        Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate skills of pain assessment

·        Verbalize understanding of opioid induced side effects and measures to manage these side effects

·        Identify neuropathic pain and appropriate treatment modalities

·        Identify non-pharmacologic measures which may be used in pain management

·        Identify symptoms of “good” pain management

·        Identify ethical issues of pain management

·        Identify strategies to promote effective communication between medical team and the patient

·        Discuss the role of PCA and epidurals in pain management

·        Discuss the PRN role and verbalize understanding of that role

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