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Course Description

Acute and chronic pain in the adult client have different causes, methods of diagnoses, and interventions. Effective health care providers understand these differences when they assess and manage their clients’ pain.

Course Purpose

The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the differences between acute and chronic pain, describe causes and symptoms for each, and examine pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions for each type of pain. Barriers to effective pain management and factors to consider when educating clients about their pain management regimens are also discussed.

Course Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to do the following:

  1. Differentiate between acute and chronic pain in the adult.
  2. Describe common causes of acute and chronic pain.
  3. Describe common types of chronic pain, including causes and treatments for each type.
  4. Discuss pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions for acute and chronic pain.
  5. Describe barriers to the effective treatment of pain.
  6. Explain factors to consider when educating clients about their pain management regimen.

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
  • Social Work
  • Women's Health

Professions

  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Other
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • 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
  • West Virgina
  • Cost: $20.00

  • Contact Hours: 2.00

  • AOTA CEUs: 0.20

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