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.
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses.
- 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.
Elizabeth A. Paton DNP, PNP-AC, PPCNP-BC, FAEN
- 1.25 Contact hours