Pain Management

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Acute Pain Management in Children: Operative or Medical Procedures

Product code: M134        

Overview:

Summarizes the AHCPR Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Pain Management in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Operative and Medical Procedures. Discusses recommendations for the use of particular assessment techniques and the use of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic techniques for managing pain.

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Acute Pain Management: Operative or Medical Procedures and Trauma

Product code: M130        

Overview:

Critically important new video program designed to familiarize healthcare professionals with the new pain management guideline developed by the Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research (AHCPR).

Goals of this program include:

  • Reducing the incidence and severity of pain
  • Educating patients about the need to communicate unrelieved pain
  • Enhancing patient comfort and satisfaction
  • Contributing to fewer postoperative complications

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Pain Beyond Blame: A Management Program

Product code: 78737        

Overview:

In our pathway to pain management, Pain Beyond Blame will reinforce your existing pain management program. Focusing on creating a team effort, this program will reinforce the psychological, physiological and pathological attributes associated with brief, re-occurring or chronic pain sufferers. Committed to excellent and compassionate patient care, this program will benefit all patient care providers.

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Pain Management: Pharmacological Treatment and Classification of Pain

Product code: 78800BR    Copyright © 2015
    

OVERVIEW:

This second program in the four part pain series will examine the three major groups of medications used to treat and manage pain: non-opioids, opioids, and adjuvants. It will also examine pain's etiology and expected treatment cycle. Using this approach, it classifies pain as: acute, chronic non-malignant, and chronic malignant.

OBJECTIVES:
After completing this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the uses of non-opioid pain medications.
  • Explain the uses of opioid pain medications.
  • Describe the uses of adjuvant medications.
  • Explain the differences between acute, chronic and chronic malignant pain.

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Pain Management: Physical and Cognitive Treatment

Product code: 78800CR    Copyright © 2015
    

OVERVIEW:

This program examines the patient's pain experiences and shows how these experiences impact the caregiver's pain management strategies. In addition, complimentary treatment modalities commonly used in comprehensive pain management programs are examined. Complimentary pain treatment refers to the use of non-pharmacological treatments for relieving or reducing pain.


OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the types of distraction therapies used in pain relief.
  • Describe the types of relaxation therapies used in pain relief.

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Pain Management: The Pain Process and Patient Assessment

Product code: 78800AR    Copyright © 2015
    

OVERVIEW:

This program describes psycho-physiological factors and other elements involved in the pain process. It describes the techniques of a thorough pain assessment, and identifies outcomes needed for an effective pain management program.

OBJECTIVES:
After completing this course, you should be able to:
  • Explain the physiological processes involved in pain.
  • Describe other processes, such as psychological and social, involved in the subjective experience of pain.
  • Describe the techniques of pain assessment.
  • List the outcomes of a pain management program.

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Pain Management: The Pathway to Care

Product code: 78738        

Overview:

It is the goal of this program to reinforce a pain management standard that will effectively provide pain relief to all patients. The Pathway to Care will reinforce the importance of understanding the physiological, pathological and psychological conditions that may be surrounding the pain.

Topics include:

  • Pain assessment and management history
  • Pain Indicators Drug Administration
  • Patient Trust and the Patient's Prospective
  • Plus much, much more

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Pain Management: Treatment for Special Populations

Product code: 78800DS    Copyright © 2015
    


OVERVIEW:

This last of four programs on pain management will examine the development of pain management programs for special populations: those who deny their pain, those not fully conscious, those with dementia, and age-specific groups from neonates to the elderly.


OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, you should be able to:
  • Explain pain assessment and management for those not fully conscious.
  • Describe pain assessment and management for those with dementia.
  • Explain pain assessment and management for different age groups.

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Pediatric Pain Management: Assessing Pediatric Pain

Product code: M263BR    Copyright © 2017
    

Series Overview:

The experience of pain is at the same time universal yet unique to every individual. It is a multifaceted subjective experience, so it can be challenging to assess and manage. This is especially true in the pediatric patient population, some of who are not yet verbal. Yet pediatric pain that is not adequately addressed can be detrimental to physical, emotional and academic development. It is critical that healthcare providers be able to evaluate pain in children and provide the means to alleviate it.

This series provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with an understanding of pediatric pain and provides an overview of the assessment and treatment techniques used to alleviate it.

Overview:

No pediatric patient should have to endure pain.  But the discomfort many children feel because of injury, illness, or medical intervention may be missed because of inadequate assessment techniques.  It is critical that healthcare providers be able to evaluate pain in children and provide the means to alleviate it.

The Pediatric Pain Management series has been updated with a new look and feel.  This program is designed to give nurses the ability to assess pain in pediatric patients of all ages and abilities.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe an evidence-based assessment of pediatric pain
  • Take a pain history
  • Explain the use of regular pain evaluations using objective criteria and/or standardized scales
  • Describe the use of the PQRST mnemonic and other standard methods to assess the child's pain
  • Use both non-verbal and self-reporting tools to measure a child's pain
  • Describe physiologic signs of pediatric pain
  • Utilize behavioral observation scales to assess pediatric pain

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Pediatric Pain Management: Treating Pediatric Pain

Product code: M263CR    Copyright © 2017
    

Series Overview:

The experience of pain is at the same time universal yet unique to every individual. It is a multifaceted subjective experience, so it can be challenging to assess and manage. This is especially true in the pediatric patient population, some of who are not yet verbal. Yet pediatric pain that is not adequately addressed can be detrimental to physical, emotional and academic development. It is critical that healthcare providers be able to evaluate pain in children and provide the means to alleviate it.

This series provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with an understanding of pediatric pain and provides an overview of the assessment and treatment techniques used to alleviate it.

Overview:

Pediatric pain can be difficult to manage for many healthcare providers, which can lead to undertreatment. There is a common misconception that children experience pain in the same way as adults, but this has been challenged. Nonetheless, the pain must be understood in order for it to be treated or alleviated in any way. Healthcare providers must do all that they can to help pediatric patients describe the pain, so that it can be effectively treated.

 The Pediatric Pain Management series has been updated with a new look and feel. This program provides healthcare personnel with the necessary techniques to utilize when treating pediatric pain, as well as working with children to explain it.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the different types of non-pharmacological pain treatments
  • Recommend pharmacological pain treatments best for pediatric patients of all ages
  • Define cognitive, behavioral, and physical interventions as non-pharmacological therapies for pain
  • Explain the three-step analgesic ladder for the management of cancer pain
  • Identify techniques to manage different types of pain

 

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Pediatric Pain Management: Understanding Pediatric Pain

Product code: M263AR    Copyright © 2017
    

Series Overview:

The experience of pain is at the same time universal yet unique to every individual. It is a multifaceted subjective experience, so it can be challenging to assess and manage. This is especially true in the pediatric patient population, some of who are not yet verbal. Yet pediatric pain that is not adequately addressed can be detrimental to physical, emotional and academic development. It is critical that healthcare providers be able to evaluate pain in children and provide the means to alleviate it.

This series provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with an understanding of pediatric pain and provides an overview of the assessment and treatment techniques used to alleviate it.

Overview:

Pain in childhood that is not adequately addressed can be detrimental to physical, emotional and academic development.  It is critical that healthcare providers be able to evaluate pain in children and provide the means to alleviate it.

The Pediatric Pain Management series has been updated with a new look and feel.  This program provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with an overview of pediatric pain.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Define types of pain
  • Identify the main misconceptions about pain among pediatric patients
  • Differentiate between acute, chronic and procedural pain
  • Distinguish between nociceptive pain and neuropathic pain
  • Explain the different ways in which children understand, process and express pain

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