Pediatric Chronic Pain
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 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0.25 is pharmacology, 0.25 psychopharmacology and 0.25 controlled substance content.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- List four to five common pediatric chronic pain conditions.
- Discuss common pharmacological agents to treat chronic pain vs acute pain conditions.
- Refer to interdisciplinary specialists (PT, Psychology) to treat chronic pain, knowing what treatments to specify and what outcomes to measure.
Helen Gutin, RN, MSN, CPNP: APN in Pediatric Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program, Cleveland Clinic, Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation, Cleveland
Ms. Gutin has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.00 Contact hours