Immunization Associated Pain Prevention


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 0.75 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0.75 is pharmacology.

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss immunization/needle associated pain, its outcomes and appropriate management of this type of pain.
  •  Express the importance of pain management for all immunization or needle encounters.
  •  Apply age-appropriate, non-pharm pain interventions.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 Contact hours
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Christina Cwynar, DNP, CPNP: Nurse Practitioner, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Consult- liaison service, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Associate Professor, Rush University, Chicago



Dr. Cwynar has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. She will be discussing an off-label use medical device-buzzy, which is a vibrating device used for immunization pain prevention.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 Contact hours


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