Nursing Grand Rounds | Pearls of Clinical Pain Pharmacology

Take away practical tips for managing acute pain, chronic pain and palliative pain with opioid and non-opioid prescriptions. 

The lecture was recorded January 2016 by Continuing Nursing Education at The Challenge of Pain 2016 conference. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.

This course will be available through February 2019.


Photo of David Tauben, speaker at UWCNE Nursing Grand Rounds.

David Tauben, MD

Professor Emeritus of Neurological Surgery and Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, UWSOM; Executive Team Member, UW NIH Consortium Center of Excellence for Pain Education




What participants found significant—

"There are no better teachers than David Tauben. His lectures are full of useful and important information that translates well to practice."

"His compassionate and insightful approach is so refreshing and has the potential to make such a positive impact on the lives of people who are suffering."


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If you would like to receive contact hours for attending this presentation during Live Nursing Grand Rounds or watching the presentation online, please register.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After viewing this nursing grand rounds, you will be better able to:

  • Evaluate and treat acute pain, chronic pain and palliative pain following appropriate goals and outcome expectations. 
  • Appropriately and safely prescribe opioids for chronic pain. 
  • Appropriately select non-opioid drugs for acute and chronic pain. 

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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