It Doesn't Have to Hurt: Innovative Pain Strategies for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Surgery

Pediatric patients with complex surgical problems are often a diagnostic dilemma. This presentation will cover strategies to manage pain in the pediatric post-operative patient. This will include assessment guidelines and pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions. The presentation will conclude with specific case scenarios pertinent to common conditions in pediatric surgery.

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This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as an agency providing continuing education credit. individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post tests will be awarded 1.25 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners contact hours.

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.

Learning Objectives

  • List the benefits of optimal pain management in postoperative pediatric patients.
  • Identify age-specific pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods for managing pain in pediatrics.
  • Describe key components of Multimodal Analgesia.
  • Gain increased comfort with alternative pain management strategies in patients with poor pain control.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours
Course opens: 
08/30/2020
Course expires: 
08/31/2021
Cost:
$12.50
Rating: 
0

Elizabeth A. Paton  DNP, PNP-AC, PPCNP-BC, FAEN

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$12.50
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