Nurse Practitioner: Chronic Pain Management: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
65.00
Online Course
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Author: Brett Snodgrass
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Run Time: 3.2
Contact Hours: 4.1
Rx Hours: 0

Certified pain educator, Brett Badgley Snodgrass, MS, FNP-C, CPE, FACPP, FAANP, dispels common misconceptions about pain and shares clinical pearls on pain and documentation.

This course will help you learn to perform a thorough evaluation and assessment of pain, establish the diagnosis of the root cause, manage pain based on severity, and appropriately prescribe opioids. Included cases tie learning to practical application of chronic pain management.

Learn how to:

  • Differentiate between goals of acute pain and chronic pain management
  • Take a pain and treatment history
  • Diagnose the cause of the chronic pain
  • Evaluate which therapeutic options will best address the chronic pain
  • Identify when opioids are appropriate, use safe techniques for prescribing, and assess risk of abuse
  • Maintain alertness and minimize adverse effects of therapies
  • Increase patient's functionality
  • Use a multidisciplinary approach to treatment

Run Time: 3.2
Contact Hours: 4.1
Rx Hours: 0

Managing chronic pain is challenging. Learn to evaluate and assess pain, diagnose the root cause, manage pain based on severity, and appropriately prescribe opioids. Included cases tie learning to practical application of chronic pain management.

Chronic Pain Management: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment

65.00

Run Time: 3.2
Contact Hours: 4.1
Rx Hours: 0

Certified pain educator, Brett Badgley Snodgrass, MS, FNP-C, CPE, FACPP, FAANP, dispels common misconceptions about pain and shares clinical pearls on pain and documentation.

This course will help you learn to perform a thorough evaluation and assessment of pain, establish the diagnosis of the root cause, manage pain based on severity, and appropriately prescribe opioids. Included cases tie learning to practical application of chronic pain management.

Learn how to:

  • Differentiate between goals of acute pain and chronic pain management
  • Take a pain and treatment history
  • Diagnose the cause of the chronic pain
  • Evaluate which therapeutic options will best address the chronic pain
  • Identify when opioids are appropriate, use safe techniques for prescribing, and assess risk of abuse
  • Maintain alertness and minimize adverse effects of therapies
  • Increase patient's functionality
  • Use a multidisciplinary approach to treatment

Run Time: 3.2
Contact Hours: 4.1
Rx Hours: 0

Managing chronic pain is challenging. Learn to evaluate and assess pain, diagnose the root cause, manage pain based on severity, and appropriately prescribe opioids. Included cases tie learning to practical application of chronic pain management.