Nursing: Pain: Is More than a Four-Letter Word

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About the Course

Audience

The target audience for this education program is nurses who want to enhance their ability to assess pain and facilitate pain management.


Learning Objectives

  1. Define pain according to the International Association for the Study of Pain.
  2. Examine the physiology, classifications, and characteristics of acute and chronic pain.
  3. Address the impact of pain on economic and personal statuses, as well as on potential prescription drug abuse.
  4. Describe the requisite steps in assessing and treating pain.
  5. Explore the pain management resources available for patients and/or families.


About the Authors

Adrianne E. Avillion, D.Ed., RN and Wanda M. Baker, MN, RN, FNP, CNE

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