Nursing Grand Rounds | Perspectives on Pain 2016

Chronic pain is not a rare condition, but what is pain? Looking at pain through historical, philosophical and scientific investigation can help you to understand and treat pain in practice. 

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 John Loeser, speaker at UWCNE Nursing Grand Rounds.John D. Loeser, MD

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


What participants found significant—

"Dr. Loeser is always a joy to hear. He is so knowledgeable and passionate about pain management and offers a very important historical perspective."

"I could have listened to him speak all day."


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Print the Handout


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:

  • Recognize the differences between acute, experimental and chronic pain. 
  • Know the roles and risks of opioids in the management of chronic pain. 
  • Describe the components of pain: nociception, pain, suffering and pain behavior. 

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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