The Challenge of Pain 2013 - Perioperative Pain Management in Patients with Chronic Pain
This course presents practical pharmacological approaches used in treating pain.
The course was recorded in January 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include an audio presentation and handouts.
Publish Date: June 13, 2013. This course will be available for three years from this date.
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Nurse practioners, clinical nurse specialists, staff nurses, physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, pharmacist, social workers, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals in a variety of settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Describe challenges in the management of acute pain in patients with chronic pain.
- Recognize mechanisms associated with the development of opioid-induced hyperalgesia and tolerance.
- Describe challenges in the managment of acute pain in patients with chronic pain.
- Recognize the importance of an intergrative approach to pain care.
Mario De Pinto, MD
Chief, Pain Relief Service, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle: Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
- 1.20 Contact hours
- 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level