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Pain Resource Nurse Training
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Nurses, JOIN US for a full day of training as a Pain Resource Nurse (PRN). Our goal is to IMPROVE pain care and to train you to be a resource in your institution for other staff members regarding pain management. It will also help improve policy and remove barriers in your practice setting.

When: 04/05/2017
Where: Westerre Conference Center
3831 Westerre Parkway
Richmond, Virginia  23233
United States
Contact: Kathy Mahone
(804) 740-1344

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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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