Topic 15: Acute Pain Management (Mentored CE 2015)

Sign showing pain relief is on the left.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

Part I:

  1. Discuss pain transmission and basic steps in nociception.
  2. Describe assessment of acute and chronic pain in the hospitalized patient.

Part II:

  1. Describe the indications and uses of opiods, NSAIDs and adjuvant analgesics in acute pain.
  2. Discuss non-pharmacological management of pain.
Course summary

Debra B. Gordon, DNP, MS, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Teaching Associate, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, HMC; UW NIH Consortium Center of Excellence for Pain Education


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