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Pain Assessment and Management

An intensive two day course designed for nurses (RNs, RPNs and NPs) from all care settings, this course will help you master pain management.

This course will help you:

  • Define and describe pain in the context of whole person care
  • Identify barriers to effective pain management
  • Complete a comprehensive pain assessment
  • Differentiate between types of pain
  • Describe the principles of pharmacological and other types of pain management
  • Describe opioid and other types of medication used in managing pain
  • Apply conversion ratios between different opioids and routes of administration
  • Manage common adverse effects of opioids
  • Evaluation the effectiveness of pain management interventions

You must have access to a computer and the internet to complete the course.  Course runs 1-2 times per year.

Cost: $115.00 (includes materials, lunch and refreshments for classroom sessions)

 

Course Components

  • Classroom learning sessions (full day x 2)
  • Practical assignments (x2)
  • Online learner reflections (x2)
  • Completion of post-course evaluation

All course components are mandatory, including attendance at BOTH in person learning sessions.

 

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Contact Information

Mewish Fatima, 905-827-8111 or 1-800-426-9666 x2510

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905-827-8111 or 1-800-426-9666

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