Topic 15: Acute Pain Management (Mentored CE 2015)
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Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Discuss pain transmission and basic steps in nociception.
- Describe assessment of acute and chronic pain in the hospitalized patient.
- Describe the indications and uses of opiods, NSAIDs and adjuvant analgesics in acute pain.
- Discuss non-pharmacological management of pain.
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