Delivering Evidence Based Pediatric Pain Management


This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.75 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.25 is pharmacology and 0.25 Controlled substances.

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Keywords: pain, pain management, cannabis

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize current evidence related to pediatric pain.
  • Choose evidence-based, developmentally appropriate pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies for managing pain in the pediatric population.
  • Identify risks for patients with pain selfmedicating with cannabis.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 Contact hours
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Course expires: 

Helen N Turner, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC, AP-PMN, FAAN: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatric Pain Management,Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Ore.; Past President, American Society for Pain Management Nursing, 



Dr. Turner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.75 Contact hours


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