Preventing Immunization Associated Pain: Educational Presentation for Practitioners and Bedside Staff

This module on preventing immunization associated pain is designed to help providers utilize and identify age appropriate pain prevention techniques and explain how these techniques work. After this module, providers will be able to teach patients and families about pain prevention during immunizations. All healthcare providers can utilize the information and skills taught in this module. 

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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 0.5 NAPNAP contact hour.

This educational activity is sponsored by The Immunization Special Interest Group (IMM SIG).

Keywords: vaccine, immunization, pain prevention

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses and bedside staff

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the principles behind various pain prevention interventions
  • To learn the basics of implementation of various pain prevention techniques 
  • To choose age appropriate pain prevention interventions
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours
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Dr. Christina Cwynar DNP,CPNP-PC, PMHNP-BC (University of Michigan and Rush University)

Lukia Beverly MSN, CPNP-PC (Adult & Pediatric Medical Associates)

Dana DeShon DNP,  (OSF Healthcare)

Breana Eller DNP (C), RN (Rush University Doctoral Student)

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This continuing education activity is accredited to award 0.5 NAPNAP contact hours per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Continuing Education Guidelines.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Contact hours


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