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Course Description

Health care professionals often face difficult challenges when working with clients who have undergone surgery or who have cancer or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). These clients encounter unique problems with their health conditions, especially when trying to manage their pain. This course provides an overview of the types of pain seen in these clients and presents a variety of methods, both traditional and nontraditional, for managing these challenging pain concerns.

Course Purpose

The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the types of pain seen in clients who have undergone surgery or are coping with cancer or HIV. A variety of methods, both traditional and nontraditional, for managing these challenging pain concerns are presented.

Course Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to do the following:

  1. List the types of surgeries and invasive procedures seen in the acute and outpatient setting.
  2. Describe types of surgical pain.
  3. Explain methods for managing surgical pain.
  4. Describe pain management alternatives, including types of medications, routes of administration, and alternative therapies.
  5. Describe the barriers to effective cancer pain management,Identify types of cancer pain.
  6. Describe the prevalence of pain related to HIV infection.
  7. Identify etiologies of pain related to HIV infection.
  8. Describe common syndromes of pain with HIV infection as well as common treatments for these types of pain.
  9. Describe complementary therapies available for clients with HIV-related pain.

Topics

  • Advance Practice
  • Behavioral Health
  • Brain Health
  • Case Management
  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Long-Term Care
  • Med/Surg
  • OB/GYN
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oncology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Professional Development
  • Social Work
  • Women's Health

Professions

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Other
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Social Work

Accreditation

American Board of Managed Care Nursing - The American Board of Managed Care Nursing recognizes all of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions' ANCC accredited courses for continuing education credit for Certified Managed Care Nurses (CMCNs).

ANCC—American Nurses Credentialing Center - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AOTA—American Occupational Therapy Association - American Occupational Therapy Association.

ASWB—Association of Social Work Boards - Association of Social Work Boards.

California Board of Registered Nurses - Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 14693 for the number of hours stated.

California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section - The California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section accepts continuing education offered by CA-BRN approved providers.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE BROKER after successful completion.

Florida Board of Massage Therapy - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Florida Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Board of nursing (CE Provider # 50-12076). Courses are automatically submitted to CE Broker.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Board of Respiratory Care - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

NAADAC—The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors - ALLEGRA Learning is an approved provider with the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) (Provider #813).

State Accreditation

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for continuing education in...

  • All States
  • Michigan
  • Oregon
  • Cost: $20.00

  • Contact Hours: 2.00

  • AOTA CEUs: 0.20

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