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Nurse initiated pain management: Building confidence

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Registered nurses play a pivotal role in assessing and managing patient's pain in all health care domains.

This webcast on Pain management will help you implement evidence-based practice in your clinical specialty.

This one-hour webcast aims to empower nurses to take responsibility and boost their confidence to take proactive steps and create a pain vigilant culture.

The webcast will address nurse initiated medications in pain management, provide information on best practice guidelines and explore proven protocols for effective pain management.

Topics covered:

  • The role of registered nurses in identifying optimal and suboptimal pain management
  • How to determine nociceptive and neuropathic pain
  • Medication classes for different types of pain
  • How to manage breakthrough pain (PRN, Nurse Initiated Medications)
  • Symptoms other than "pain" that must be treated as part of pain management
  • Case study in aged care, acute care and community settings

Cost:   ACN members $22 (incl. GST)
             Non-members $30 (incl. GST)

Webcasts available for registered participants for 3 weeks.


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